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Tuesday, August 5

saki newsletter 8/5/14!

Another week in the books! We participated in Spoon's Vinyl Gratificiation promotion (we still have 10"s left so you can have one with purchase of the new Spoon record, which is probably one of their best in a while), we announced a bunch of great Empty Bottle ticket giveaways, and we got plenty of good stuff in! We also got to hang out at our favorite bar for Neon Marshmallow, and, uh, well, that's mostly all we did this past weekend. It was great!

Saki will be closed this Thursday (August 7th) for store inventory. We hate to do that to you, but we hate doing inventory even more, so let's call it even! We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

This Friday we have the opening reception for Miles Jackson's 'Hired Hands' show. Most of his stuff is up now so you can come check it out if you just can't wait, but on Friday we'll have some snacks and drinks for you to enjoy. As always, you can also B Your Own B. Consider all the free stuff a consolation for being closed on Thursday. It'll be more fun that way!

Upcoming events:

Friday, August 8th @ 6pm
Miles Jackson opening reception!

Friday, August 29th @ 7:30pm
Freak Happening!

Friday, September 5th @ 6pm
Opening reception of 'Drawing Makes Me Feel Good' by Mike Conway!

Saturday, September 20th @ 12pm
BARO Records Showcase!

Friday, October 10th @ 6pm
Adam Hanson 'Haute and Bauthered' opening reception!

New releases:

Amanda X - Amnesia LP
Baths - Ocean Death CD
Bear In Heaven - Time Is Over One Day Old CD and LP
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River LP
Exiles From Clowntown - Tape Scissors Rock LP
Lee Hazlewood - Love and Other Crimes LP
Lee Hazlewood - Friday's Child LP
Lee Hazlewood - N.S.V.I.P.'s
Devonte Hynes (Blood Orange) - Palo Alto soundtrack LP
David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights - End Times Undone CD and LP
Margots - Sople CD
Naomi Punk - Television Man CD and LP
Rosebuds - Sand and Silence CD and LP
Spider Bags - Frozen Letter CD and LP
Spoon - The Want My Soul CD and LP
Nikki Sudden and the Jacobites - Dead Men Tell No Tales LP
Teenage Fanclub - Man-Made LP
Teenage Fanclub - Shadows LP
Twin Peaks - Wild Onion CD and LP
Weird Al Yankovic - Mandatory Fun LP

Each week saki will be offering a handful of new releases for 20% OFF! You can check the blog, Facebook, Twitter, or our newsletter, to find out which titles will be discounted. We'll choose 2-3 titles each week and they'll be discounted for their entire first week of release!

This week we've got Twin Peaks and 3 Lee Hazelwood reissues for 20% off!

Twin Peaks - Wild Onion

Local heroes fresh off of a killer Pitchfork Fest set, unleashing their second full length LP on Chicago and the whole damn world!

There are TWO Epitonic saki Sessions available for FREE download if you're unfamiliar.

First session
Second session

Lee Hazlewood - N.S.V.I.Ps

1st-ever vinyl reissue of 2nd album, originally released in 1964. More songs and stories about small-town weirdos make it a companion album to Trouble Is a Lonesome Town.

Lee Hazlewood - Friday's Child

1st-ever vinyl reissue of his 3rd solo album, originally released in 1965. Indulges his signature country-pop flare and pioneering use of vocal reverb.

Lee Hazlewood - Love and Other Crimes

1st-ever vinyl reissue of his classic 1968 album for Reprise Records. Merges countrified balladry and lounge styling with light psychedelic pop touches.

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