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Independent Playground

The Independent Playground is the home for all underground music on CD102.5 and has been since 1998.


The Playground features only music from bands on independent labels. Punk rock, indie rock, hip hop, metal, hardcore, folk, lo-fi, and everything inbetween, its all on the Independent Playground! The Independent Playground also features live bands and guests. You never know who will stop by. Punk rock legends, local luminaries, and adult film stars have all stopped by. Listen to the Independent Playground Sunday nights from 10pm til midnight. It will make you smarter and more attractive to the opposite sex. Trust me, I'm not just the president, I'm a client too. -Tom Butler

Independent Playgound
Sunday 10PM-Midnight

To submit music for Independent Playground, please send music on CD or CDR with the band name, song titles, album name (if applicable), website, and contact info to: 

WWCD CD102.5 
Independent Playground
1036 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43206

Join the Indie Playground on Facebook. Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

 

09.11.14

11p
UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS - RUNAWAY GIRLS (RISE ABOVE)
TY SEGALL - FEEL (DRAG CITY)
THE AMAZING SNAKEHEADS - NIGHTTIME (DOMINO)
BASS DRUM OF DEATH - FOR BLOOD (INNOVATIVE LEISURE)
GOAT - GOATSLAVES (SUB POP)
WAND - CLEARER (GOD?)
HANK WOOD & THE HAMMERHEADS - THE GHOST (TOXIC STATE)
CONNECTIONS* - BEAT THE SKY (ANYWAY)
THE YOUNG - RAMONA CRUZ (MATADOR)
SO COW - I WANT OUT (GONER)
CHEATER SLICKS* - LOVE ORDEAL (COLUMBUS DISCOUNT)
KID CONGO & THE PINK MONKEYBIRDS - HAUNTED HEAD (IN THE RED)
BEAR IN HEAVEN - TIME BETWEEN (DEAD OCEANS)
MERCHANDISE - LITTLE KILLER (4AD)
CHAIN & THE GANG - CRIME DON'T PAY (RADICAL ELITE)
DARK BLUE - SUBTERRANEAN MAN (KATORGA WORKS)

12a
CLPPING - OR DIE (SUB POP)
EMA - NEUROMANCER (MATADOR)
KING TUFF - EYES OF THE MUSE (SUB POP)
TWERPS - HYPOCRITE (MERGE)
EX CULT - MIDNIGHT PASSENGER (GONER)
DUB THOMPSON - HAYWARD (DEAD OCEANS)
ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT - LAUGHING (INFINITY CAT)
RUNNING - FRIZZLED (GOD?)
AUSMUTEANTS - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (GONER)
CRAFT SPELLS - NAUSEA (CAPTURED TRACKS)
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD - MYSTERY JACK (FLIGHTLESS / REVOLVER)
DAN MELCHIOR UND DAS MENACE - A WIZARD DOESN'T NEED A COMPUTER (CASTLE FACE)
TOTAL CONTROL - EXPENSIVE DOG (IRON LUNG)
BLONDE REDHEAD - LADY M (KOBALT)
CELEBRATION - TOMORROW'S HERE TODAY (BELLA UNION)
MURDER CITY DEVILS - NON-PARTICIPATION (MURDER CITY DEVILS)

09.14.14

10p
GOAT - GATHERING OF ANCIENT TRIBES (SUB POP)
WAND - FLYING GOLEM (GOD?)
GREYS - PRETTY GRIM (CARPARK)
EX HEX - RADIO ON (MERGE)
CELLULAR CHAOS - REPEAT (UG EXPLODE)
THE UNHOLY TWO* - SURVIVOR SERIES (12XU)
LIA ICES - THOUSAND EYES (JAGJAGUWAR)
J MASCIS - BETTER PLANE (SUB POP)
THE LEES OF MEMORY - OPEN YOUR ARMS (SIDE ONE DUMMY)
ELECTRIC WIZARD - I AM NOTHING (SPINEFARM)
BORIS - VANILLA (SARGENT HOUSE)
LYDIA LOVELESS* - REALLY WANNA SEE YOU AGAIN (BLOODSHOT)
THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE - TERRIFIED (SADDLE CREEK)

11p
AVI BUFFALO - SO WHAT (SUB POP)
BISHOP ALLEN - START AGAIN (DEAD OCEANS)
REIGNING SOUND - BABY IT'S TOO LATE (MERGE)
BRONCHO - CLASS HISTORIAN (DINE ALONE)
ESBEN & THE WITCH - NO DOG (NOSTROMO)
THE RAVEONETTES - KILLER IN THE STREETS (BEAT DIES)
THE RENTALS - SONG OF REMEMBERING (POLYVINYL)
OWEN PALLETT - THE RIVERBED (DOMINO)
PINK FROST - THE SHEET (SMART LIKE VIRUS)
FAT WHITE FAMILY - HEAVEN ON EARTH (FAT POSSUM)
ZIG ZAGS - DOWN THE DRAIN (IN THE RED)
ZOLA JESUS - DANGEROUS DAYS (MUTE)
ZENO & OAKLANDER - INTERFACE (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
SW/MM/ING - YOUNGER (LATEST FLAME)
SO COW - GET DOWN OFF THAT THING (GONER)