Anyone who has taken part in a Japanese tea ceremony (who hasn't) knows that the preparation of the tea, and cleaning up afterwards, are just as important as the act of sipping the tea. And we at County Grind know that this idea applies to attending a rock show as well. That's why we'd like to offer here a nice playlist to get you pumped up for local post-punk outfit Retrocities' CD release party Saturday at Green Room.
In order to put together the perfect pre-show playlist, we asked Retrocities front man Corey Lindholm, and longtime friend of the band, collaborator, brother to this writer, and opening act Brady Newbill to each make a few selections. You can regard what follows as the steeping phase of your night, and the show itself as the delightfully warm liquid sliding down your throat, warming your innards as you wiggle on the dance floor. As for the clean-up, you're on your own. We just encourage you to find a safe way to a safe bed.
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