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Tuesday, October 14

saki newsletter 10/14/14!

Wow, what a week! We welcomed our friends Brandon Wetherbee, Rock Falls and Seth Vanek (among others) back for another Important Records on Wednesday and it as awesome as we thought it would be! Look out for more frequent Important Records installment in the future. We've got some plans brewing!

Then on Thursday we got to see the mighty PILE sell out The Burlington with Fake Limbs and a reunited Ling Ling. That is something we won't soon forget! Were you there? Did you see our buds Cheap Girls at Township instead? We're jealous, but also not that jealous because freakin' PILE was freakin' awesome.

On Friday night we had the opening reception for Adam Hansons new show 'Haute and Bauthered.' There were snacks, and cupcakes and lots of new friends hanging out. You can check out Adam's prints, and the special wallpaper he made exclusively for this show, for the next month or so.

On Saturday we welcomed Cincinnati's Orchards for an in-store with our friends Mawrcrest. Faces were melted. Houses were rocked. It was cool!

We don't have much in the way of events until Freak Happening on the 24th, but we've got a store full of awesome records, and a bunch of new tapes and books for you in the meantime. You're MORE than welcome to come dig in!

Don't forget to read below for info on new releases, our weekly 20% off sale, and some upcoming shows we recommend, and that we can CONVENIENTLY get you into for FREE!

Upcoming events:

Friday, October 24th @ 7:30pm
Freak Happening with Nick Rouley and Goodrich Gevaart!

New releases:

Alkaline Trio - Goddamnit LP
Balmorhea - S/T LP
Belle and Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister LP reissue
Belle and Sebastian - Tigermilk LP reissue
Bugskull - Collapsed View LP
Kevin Drumm - Trouble LP
Cameron Esposito - Same Sex Symbol CD
Eyelids - 854 CD and LP
Foxygen - ... And Star Power CD and LP
Girl Tears - Tension LP
Godflesh - A World Lit Only By Fire CD and LP
Greylag - S/T LP
Neil Holyoak - Rags Across The Sun CD and LP
Institue - Salt 12" EP
Jawbreaker - 24 Hr Revenge Therapy LP
Joanna Gruesome/Trust Fund 12" split EP
Last Ex - S/T LP
Locust - After The Rain LP
Manateees - Sit N Spin LP
Meatbodies - S/T CD (LP delayed)
Hailu Mergia and Walias - Tche Belew CD and LP
Kevin Morby - Still Life LP
Museum of Love - S/T LP
Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul, and Psych From Peru's Radical Decade
Pharmakon - Bestial Burden LP
Plow United - S/T LP
Poison Girls - Hex LP
Riff Raff - Neon Icon LP
SBTRKT - Wonder Where We Land
Slant 6 - Soda Pop Rip Off LP reissue
Terminals - Singles and Sundries LP
Whirr -Pipe Dreams Redux LP
New Orleans Soul: Original Sound of New Orleans 66-76 LP
United Nations - Next Four Years LP
Unwound - No Energy 3LP box
Walter TV - Appetite LP
We Were Promised Jet Packs - In The Pit Of The Stomach LP

This week's 20% off staff picks:

Belle and Sebastian's Third Eye Centre (in celebration of Matador's B&S reissue campaign), The Ohio Penitentiary 511 Jazz Ensemble's Hard Luck Soul, Andrew Bird's album of Handsome Family covers (in anticipation of some BIG upcoming HF news!), Zola Jesus' Versions (with live orchestral arrangements), and TWO Geronimo! records to celebrate their current and FINAL tour as a band (RIP Geronimo!).

Ticket Giveaways:

Buy a release from any band playing an upcoming Empty Bottle, Schubas or Lincoln Hall show and we can add you to the guest list. Here are a few we recommend!

10/16 King Tuff, Cassie Ramone, and The Lemons at The Empty Bottle
10/18 Guy Blakeslee (The Entrance Band) and Juan Wauters (The Beets) at The Empty Bottle
10/18 Sondre Lerche and TEEN at Lincoln Hall
10/19 Orenda Fink (of Azure Ray) at Schubas  
**We've got a signed copy of her LP to give away too! **
10/23 Minus The Bear at Bottom Lounge
10/25 This Will Destroy You at Lincoln Hall
10/26 Clipping at Schubas
10/27 Nude Beach at The Empty Bottle
10/30 Twin Peaks, Ne-Hi and Flesh Panthers at Lincoln Hall
10/31 Rubblebucket at Metro
10/31 Ben Frost and Cleared at Constellation
11/1 Paperhead, Verma and Heaters at The Empty Bottle
11/2 Allo' Darlin at Schubas
11/3 Blonde Redhead at Bottom Lounge
11/4 Mark Lanegan Band at Bottom Lounge
11/11 Deerhoof, Priests and White Reaper at Bottom Lounge
11/12 Natural Child with Grosse Pointe and Rabble Rabble at The Empty Bottle
11/13 Avi Buffalo at The Empty Bottle
11/13 My Brightest Diamon at Lincoln Hall
11/18 Alex Clare at Metro
11/23 An Evening With... Sloan

Spotify listening station:

These days record stores don't get a ton of promos from bands and labels like the good ol' days, but we know that you still want a chance to listen to a lot of things before you make the decision to buy. To help you out with that we've created a Spotify Listening Station in the store. Sounds fancy, right? It's not. We just bought a burner phone that has WiFi and we created a Spotify account for the store.

If you find yourself flipping through the racks and you realize that you'd like to listen to something before you buy it, just ask at the counter and we'll pull out some headphones and Burnice (that's what we named our burner phone) so you can have a listen!

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