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

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Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.


03.26.17

10p
AFGHAN WHIGS - DEMON IN PROFILE (SUB POP)
THE MARK LANEGAN BAND - BEEHIVE (HEAVENLY / PIAS)
IPPS* - LIFE'S A MESS (SUPERDREAMER)
AMERICAN FOOTBALL - DESIRE GETS IN THE WAY (POLYVINYL)
BEACH FOSSILS - THIS YEAR (BAYONET)
BLACK ANGELS - CURRENCY (PARTISAN)
DANA* - DEMON DAWG (HEEL TURN)
JOEY ACES & THE DEAL - TENNESSEE (JOEY ACES & THE DEAL)
CRAIG FINN - JESTER & JUNE (PARTISAN)
PRESSED JEANS - IGNORECAM (SUB POP)
TAD - JINX (SUB POP)
THE BESNARD LAKES - LAURA LEE (JAGJAGUWAR)
HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER - ACE OF CUPS HUNG LOW BAND (MERGE)
FATHER JOHN MISTY - BALLAD OF THE DYING MAN (SUB POP)
RIDE - CHARM ASSAULT (WICHITA)

11p
SULK - BLACK INFINITY (PERFECT SOUND FOREVER)
SLOWDIVE - STAR ROVING (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
INTO THE BRIAR PATCH* - FILL THE CUP (INTO THE BRIAR PATCH)
SOFT KILL - FRANKIE (PROFOUND LORE)
ROLLING BLACKOUTS C.F. - JULIE'S PLACE (SUB POP)
CHAVEZ - THE SINGER LIED (MATADOR)
LOS CAMPESINOS - HUNG EMPTY (WICHITA)
TOBIN SPROUT - FUTURE BOY TODAY / MAN OF TOMORROW (BURGER)
TY SEGALL - BREAK A GUITAR (DRAG CITY)
PREOCCUPATIONS - STIMULATION (JAGJAGUWAR)
PLAGUE VENDOR - GIVING OUT, GIVEN IN (EPITAPH)
THE MOLOCHS - NO MORE CRYIN' (INNOVATIVE LEISURE)
FOXYGEN - ON LANKERSHIM (JAGJAGUWAR)
SINKANE - TELEPHONE (CITY SLANG)
RUN THE JEWELS - LEGEND HAS IT (MASS APPEAL)