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Monday, October 21

saki newsletter 10/22/13!

Heyyyyyyy everyonnnne! First, we'd like to apologize for canceling Quasi's Off the Record this past Friday. Sam has been sick and he didn't want to risk throwing his voice out before their Schubas show. We were just as bummed, if not more so, than you were! Fortunately, that wasn't the only thing we had going on this weekend. Did you make it out for our special midnight screening of the Devil's Diary at Lincoln Hall?? We learned a lot about how to not be a teenage witch, and also how not to be a good actor in movies. Good times!

This weekend we've got a special Halloween edition of Freak Happening with Nick Rouley and Goodrich Gevaart! This month they've brought along the Puterbaughs, John Eisenrich, Sean White, Chad Briggs, Jason Earl Folks and more. Wear your costumes, guys! We probably won't wear ours, but that's just because we don't know how to PARTY. Do you? Can you teach us??

On Sunday we have an in-store with Paul Leonard's Bora Bora and Coins. Bora Bora is a newly formed four piece that fleshes out some of the amazing, ambient psych-folk songs that Paul has been working on as a solo artist. Coins are old friends of saki, having played here a handful of times already. Their haunting vocal melodies get us every time.

The CHIRP Record Crawl will also be making a stop at saki at 4pm on Sunday! You can redeem your 20% discount at any point during the day, but the official stop time at saki is 4. More details on how to join the crawl here!

Next week is going to be bonkers too, with a special Halloween night stand up show presented by former Chicagoan, CJ Toledano, the opening reception of Nathan Vernau's art show, 'Figure Out,' and what is sure to be an incredible Off The Record with Bottomless Pit!

Upcoming events:


Friday, October 25th @ 7:30pm
Freak Happening with Nick Rouley and Goodrich Gevaart!

Sunday, October 27th @ 4pm
In-store with Bora Bora and Coins!

Thursday, October 31st @ 7:30pm
C.J. Toledano presents Everybody's Haunted Part Boo!

Saturday, November 2nd @ 6pm
Opening reception of 'Figure Out' art by Nathan Vernau!

Sunday, November 3rd @ 5pm
Off The Record with Bottomless Pit!

Saturday, November 9th @ 4pm
In-store with Sooper Swag Project and special guest TBA!

Tuesday, November 26th, 8pm @ Lincoln Hall
saki and Everything Is Terrible present Once In A Lifetime: She's Too Young!

Friday, December 6th @ 6pm
Opening reception of MsPerception - Leave Your Judgements at the Door: photography by Arnold Klein!

Wednesday, December 18th, 8pm @ Lincoln Hall
saki and Everything Is Terrible present Once In A Lifetime: Co-Ed Call Girl!

New releases:

Don't forget about the weekly new release sale. Pick up Quasi, Velcro Lewis Group, and Cairo Gang for 20% off this week!

Black Hearted Brother - Stars Are Our Home LP
Boards of Canada - Geogaddi, Campfire Headphase and Music Has the Right to Children LP reissues
Dan Casey - Empty City LP
Coke Weed - Back To Soft CD
Cults - Static CD and LP
Dosh - Milk Money LP
Ex Wife - New Colors LP
JJUUJJUU - FRST 12"
Kiki Pau - Pines LP
Lil' Daggers - No Pizza No Peace cassette
Mmoss/Quilt - New Hampshire Freaks 10"
Polica - Shulamith LP
Prince Rupert's Drops - Run Slow LP
Omar Souleyman - Wenu Wenu LP
Spindrift - Ghost Of The West OST
Matthew E. White - Outer Face LP
Worthless - Keep Sleeping cassette

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