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Tuesday, November 4

saki newsletter 11/4/14!

So. Much. Candy. Ugh.... but enough about US. How are you guys doing!? Speaking of candy, we've still got about 10 lbs of it laying around behind the counter. PLEASE come take it. So, Halloween was fun, but we're ramping up for a big November now! We will, of course, be stocking Record Store Day Black Friday titles when the time comes, but in the meantime we've got two in-stores coming up that we're very excited about.

First, on Saturday the 15th we've got J Fernandez in the shop, celebrating the release of their new record. Stop by for a live set with support TBA and pick up a copy!

Then, on Saturday the 22nd we're welcoming back the local hip-hop group Onsoru (formerly known as Terra 5). They're performing along with Blaise B., Luis Mendez, and a DJ set by Jezi The Dishwasha.

You also have until the 15th to come check out Adam Hanson's artwork before he takes it down to make room for Bill Connors' show, coming up in December! Do yourself a favor and follow @BillConnors on Instagram right now. The guy is amazing...

Here are a few other things that went down this past week, according to our Instagram (@sakistore), in case you missed it!


It was a good week for new arrivals and restocks!
The Woo reissue and La Ciudad Secreta are the
two new arrivals you've GOTTA here!
We took our Halloween costumes very seriously! Adam
dressed up as Wilson from Home Improvement and
recommended Mississippi's Mayan folk music comp.
because that's what Wilson WOULD like.
After a slight delay we got copies of The Lonesome
Crowded West in stock. We're now sold out of This Is A
Long Drive...,  but we expect restocks soon!
We picked a few spooky Halloween picks right off the
racks! Most of these are still in stock and they're still
good, even after Halloween!
The latest Pitchfork Review came out this week! We've
 been loving Pitchforks venture into print media and 
Issue 4 needsa little love. It just wants to be held!

That's about it for now. Make sure you keep scrolling down for new releases, our weekly 20% off staff pick sale, and info on our available guest list spots and free shows for customers!

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!

New Releases:

Big Star - Live In Memphis LP

Black Fire! New Spirits - Radical and Revolutionary Jazz in the USA 1957-82 LP
Dean Blunt - Black Metal LP
Boards of Canada - Skam LP and CD
Body/Head - The Show is Over 7"
John Cale - The Academy in Peril LP
Can - Soon Over Babaluma LP
Clark - S/T CD
The Cramps - Smell of Female CD
The Cramps - RockinNReelinInAucklandNewZealandXXX CD
The Cramps - Look Mom No Head! CD
The Cramps - Fiends of Dope Island CD
The Cramps - A Date With Elvis CD
Chris Cutler and Steve Maclean - Year of the Dragon CD
Davila 666 - Pocos Anos, Muchos Danos CD
AJ Davila y Terror Amor - Beibi CD
Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita LP and CD
Dismemberment Plan - Change LP
Fred Frith - Impur Part II CD
Full Sun - Itch LP and CD
Gino and the Goons - Shake It! Cassette and LP
Mark Kozelek - Mark Kozelek Sings Christmas Carols CD
Les Sins - Michael LP
Norberto Lobo - Fornalha LP and CD
Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West LP
Modest Mouse - Too Many Fiestas For Rueben/Cowboy Dan 7"
Necks  - Aether CD
Necks - Townsville CD
Necks - Silverwater CD
Necks - Mindset CD
William Onyeabor - Volume I LP Boxset
Outrageous Cherry - The Digital Age LP
Pere Ubu - London Texas CD
Pitchfork Review No. 4
Portastatic - The Summer of the Shark LP
Science Group - A Mere Coincidence CD
Sick Thoughts - Fat Kid with a 10inch 10"
Sylvie Simmons - Sylvie CD
Spacemen 3 - Live At The New Morning, Geneva, 5.18.89 LP
Sun Ra - Disco 3000 Restored CD
This Heat - Out of Cold Storage 6 CD
Twerps - Back to You/Always Waiting 7"
Ultramarine - Every Man and Woman Is A Star
Woo - Into the Heart of Love LP and CD

20% off this week:



This week we've got Porches (an Exploding In Sound standout), the Drinking Buddies soundtrack (featuring Foxygen and Here We Go Magic), Temporary: Selections From Dunedin's Pop Underground 2011-2014, Jenny Lewis 'Voyager,' Robert Wyatt's 'Shleep' (new Wyatt collection coming in a few weeks!), and the perfect fall/winter record (IMHO), Voice of The Seven Thunders!

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!


11/12 Natural Child with Grosse Pointe and Rabble Rabble at The Empty Bottle
11/13 Avi Buffalo at The Empty Bottle
11/13 My Brightest Diamond at Lincoln Hall
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 An Evening With... Sloan at Bottom Lounge
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 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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