Independent Playground

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

The Playground, brought to you by Ace of Cups, 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! Listen to the Independent Playground Sunday nights from 10pm til midnight. It will make you smarter and more attractive. 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 to tbutler@cd1025.com or you can send physical copies on CD or vinyl with the band name, song titles, album name (if applicable), website, and contact info to: 

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Independent Playground
1036 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43206

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Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

09.20.20

10p
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS - GET FAMOUS (MERGE)
PORRIDGE RADIO - POP SONG (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
A CERTAIN RATIO - BERLIN (MUTE)
CHAT PILE - DALLAS BELTWAY (REPTILIAN)
METZ - HAIL TAXI (SUB POP)
GIT SOME - 332 (UNRELEASED)
MRS. P*** - DOWNER SURROUNDED BY UPPERS (SARGENT HOUSE)
ALICE BAG - SPARK (IN THE RED)
PROFIT PRISON - A PREMONITION (AVANT!)
BAMBARA - STAY CRUEL (WHARF CAT)
ADULKT LIFE - COUNTRY PRIDE (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
IDLES - MR. MOTIVATOR (PARTISAN)
FONTAINES D.C. - A LUCID DREAM (PARTISAN)
HUM - CLOUD CITY (EARTH ANALOG)
GUIDED BY VOICES* - MATH ROCK (GBV INC)
THE MURDER CAPITAL - MORE IS LESS (HUMAN SEASON)

11p
YO LA TENGO - WASN'T BORN TO FOLLOW (BYRDS) (MATADOR)
PROBLEMAS - I GOT IT FROM MY MAMA (PROBLEMAS)
NEW ORDER - BE A REBEL (MUTE)
BIRDTHROWER - LET ME DRIVE (MAD BUNNY)
HOT SNAKES - NOT IN TIME (SUB POP)
MESSRS* - LONESOME COWBOY BO (HEEL TURN)
JASON MOLINA - SHADOW ANSWERS THE WALL (SECRETLY CANADIAN)

FLASHBACK TRACK OF THE WEEK - THE JESUS LIZARD - THE ASSOCIATE (TOUCH & GO)

OSEES - DREARY NONSENSE (CASTLE FACE)
TIJUANA HERCULES - HANDS DOWN (SKIN GRAFT)
MOURN - THIS FEELING IS DISGUSTING (CAPTURED TRACKS)
SURFER* - GLASS EYE BROKEN (SURFER)
STEVEN KING - WATER (BROOM CLOSET)
LAUREN MOON - WHAT GOES ROUND (LAUREN MOON)
PSYCHEDELIC FURS - NO ONE (COOKING VINYL)
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - GALLEON SHIP (GHOSTEEN)
BETTY MACHETE & THE ANGRY COUGARS* - TAKE YOU DOWN (H BOMB)
BILL CALLAHAN - COWBOY (DRAG CITY)
BOB MOULD - FORECAST OF RAIN (MERGE)