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Tuesday, November 11

saki newsletter 11/11/14!

How about this weather, you guys, eh!? It's never an easy transition from Fall to Winter around here, but on the plus side it's the perfect time of year for Songs:Ohia and Belle and Sebastian, and Elliott Smith, and we've got plenty of that around here!

You know what else we have around here? We have in-stores! J. Fernandez and Famous Laughs are coming up this weekend. Then we have Onsoru (The Terra Godz), with Blaise B. and Luis Mendez the following weekend. That's it for now, but there's always more in the works, including Bill Connors' opening reception next month!

Here are some other things we have plenty of around here, according to our Instagram (@sakistore)...

We got some new arrivals and restocks from The Feelies, Pedro The
Lion, Shellac, The Flaming Lips, Allah-Lahs, De La Soul, Cloud
Nothings, Roedelius, and Algo Salvaje (essentially a spanish-language
Nuggetscomp. from Munster Records)!
Highlights from our recent used new arrivals!
More used vinyl!
Restocks from one of our favorite labels, Exploding In Sound! What 
we'll call modern classics from Pile and Ovlov and a new release 
from Baked!

Upcoming events:




Saturday, November 15th @ 4pm

In-store with J Fernandez and support TBA!

Saturday, November 22nd @ 4pm

In-store with Onsoru (The Terra Godz), Blaise B. and Luis Mendez!

Friday, December 12th @ 6pm

Bill Connors' Opening Reception!

Friday, January 9th @ 6pm
John Bailey Opening Reception!

Friday, February 13th @ 6pm
Nick Fisher Opening Reception!

New Releases:


The 78 Project Vol. 2 - V/A LP
Jim Abbott - Jackson C. Frank: Clear, Hard Light of Genius book
Air Texture Vol. 4 CD
Jorn Aleskjaer - I'm So Glad I Spent This Day With You LP
All Your Friends Friends - V/A CD
Bedhead - What Fun Life Was LP
Bedhead - Bedheaded LP
Bedhead - Transaction de Novo LP
Bedhead - 1992-1998 CD
Andrea Belfi - Natura Morta CD and LP
Christina Carter - Masque Femine LP
Circus Devils - Escape CD and LP
Coffinworm -  IV.I.VII LP
Cool Ghouls - A Swirling Fire Burning Through The Rye CD and LP
Crayon - Brick Factory LP
Cult of Youth - Final Days CD (LP delayed)
Dirty Beaches - Stateless CD and LP
Dream Police - Hypnotized CD and LP
FF - Lord CD (LP delayed)
Frontier Ruckus - Sitcom Afterlife CD and LP
Hohokum Soundtrack - V/A LP
Holograma - Waves LP
Icky Boyfriends - Live in San Fransisco CD
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard - I'm In your Mind Fuzz CD
Bruce Langhorne - Hired Hand OST LP
Love - Black Beauty LP
Mark McGuire - Noctilucence LP
Mega Bog - Gone Banana CD
Nevermores - Lock Your Doors LP
Nots - We Are Nots CD
Paperhead - Africa Avenue CD and LP
Pop Ambient 2015 - V/A LP
Red Red Meat - There's A Star Above The Manger Tonight
Serengeti - Kenny Dennis III CD and LP
Survival Knife - Survivalized LP
Ulaan Markhor - Spiral Horns, Black Onions, et al LP
Vow - Make Me Yours LP

20% off this week:

Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Gem Club, The Everly Brothers, Goat,
Stornoway, and Willis Earl Beal are 20% off this week! We'll add new
titles as these sell out, so keep an eye out throughout the week!
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!


11/17 Dream Police (members of The Men), Honey and NOTS at The Empty Bottle
11/18 Alex Clare at Metro
11/18 Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band at The Empty Bottle
11/20 Horse Feathers at Lincoln Hall
11/21 Split Single and Bailiff at Lincoln Hall
11/23 Twilight Sad at The Empty Bottle
11/28 Lydia Loveless at Lincoln Hall
11/29 Allah-Lahs at Lincoln Hall
12/3 College (you know, from the Drive soundtrack) at The Empty Bottle

Don't forget, these are just the shows we recommend. We have have spots for other shows as well so don't hesitate to ask us about a particular show!


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 and put literally nothing on it but the Spotify app!


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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