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Tuesday, March 17

saki newsletter 3/17/15!

Not too much to report this week, other than what you'll read below here... We celebrated Dick Diver Day instead of Pi Day or St. Puketrick's Day, and we basically just enjoyed the garsh dang weather, ya know?? 

This week we're just getting in the last of our RSD orders, so stay tuned as items begin to arrive in stock and we announce details for our RSD festivities. You already know by now, but it's gonna be a blast!

If anyone is interested in shaking their tail feather with us at Slippery Slope Wednesday night, Nick and Adam will be there playing a mix of mostly funk and soul, garage and power-pop for your listening and jiggling pleasure. Come say hi!

Keep on reading for other info, including staff picks, the weekly 20% off new release sale, ticket giveaways and new releases!

We celebrated Dick Diver Day - a holiday we made up to celebrate the awesome new Dick Diver LP on Trouble In Mind. It's way better than anything else people celebrated last week.

Natalie Prass finally showed up on vinyl!

We found some tasty little nugs while alphabetizing the used vinyl section. We're always amazed at what people are NOT buying from over there...

Gilda and Bill T's are back in stock with a full run of sizes!

Nick and Adam are DJing at Slippery Slope for Record Store Night tomorrow (Wednesday)!

We have tickets to see Sir Richard Bishop at Constellation! They're yours with purchase of Tangier Sessions!

Saki hats are cool AND they keep your head warm. 

Upcoming events:

Saturday, April 18th
Record Store Day!

New Releases:

Ambarchi/O'Rourke - Behold LP
Ata Kak - Obaa Sima LP
Au.Ra - Jane's Lament LP
Aye Aye - S/T LP
Bugs and Rats - S/T LP
John Carpenter - Lost Themes LP
Connie Converse - How Sad, How Lonely LP
Damon and Naomi - Fortune LP
Destruction Unit - Live In San Francisco LP
Steve Earle and the Dukes - Terraplane LP
Father Murphy - Croce LP
Myriam Gendron - Not So Deep As A Well (pink swirl vinyl repress) LP
Glen Hansard - It Was Triumph We Once Proposed LP
Nic Hessler - Soft Connections LP
Lilacs and Champagne - Midnight Features Vol. 2: Made Flesh LP
Mean Jeans - Singles LP
Charles Mingus - Black Saint and The Sinner Lady LP
Charles Mingus - Mingus Plays Piano LP
Modest Mouse - Strangers To Ourselves CD and LP
Moon Duo - Shadow of the Sun LP
Notations - Still Here 67-73 LP
Rabit - Baptizm LP
Mike Shiflet and High Aura'd - Awake LP
Sneaky Feelings - Send You LP
Spiritual Jazz 6: Vocals - V/A LP
Sur Une Plage - Legerdemain LP
Thing - Garage LP
Thoughts Detecting Machines - Work The Circuits LP
Timeghost - Cellular LP
Twin Shadow - Eclipse LP
Ultra High Frequencies: Chicago Party - V/A LP
Wand - Golem LP

20% off this week:

This week's 20% off picks came straight from our staff picks section! If you trust our taste, then you know they're good.

Staff picks of the week:

Adam's Pick of the Week: Ed Schrader's Music Beat - Jazz Mind

ESMB push the boundaries of two-piece punk. On their 2012 debut Schrader and bassist Devlin Rice have created an array of moods, blasting from snarling noise to subdued, primal indie-pop, and just about anywhere in between. What really sets them apart, aside from their sonic adventurism, is the band's obvious sense of humor. Schrader is a member of the Balitmore-based comedy collective, Wham City, and his comedic sensibilities shine through his music. It's an odd mix to be sure, but a sterling comedic sense, and diverse, challenging musical ideas will always be a winner in my book.

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. Stop in or give us a call! Keep an eye out for announcements for eligible Metro and Bottom Lounge shows too!

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