Monday, April 23, 2012

Record Store Day 2012

We had a blast playing Saki for Record Store Day 2012! Check out the sweet video by Gonzo Chicago;

Source: Gonzo Chicago

Monday, April 16, 2012

Show Review | Post Honeymoon, The Runnies @ Township (4/14)

Last month I made it out to the venue for the first time for Mawrcrest and The Noise FM, and then hastily filed the evening’s headliner, Archie Powell & The Exports, in my To Certainly Follow Up On Bin. Last night was for opener The Runnies, and once again the bill had me securing more room in ye olde cataloging case for headliner Post Honeymoon. Their hyper drony goods pressed deep in my bones and just hung out in there for awhile. So comfy.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Runnies Play Saki on Record Store Day 2012!

Record Store Day is coming! This is your destination for all the details on RSD 2012 at saki. You can find our in-store schedule as well as all CONFIRMED titles that we will have in stock below. Many titles won't be confirmed until we actually get them in a box, possibly mere days before RSD.

Please remember that many RSD items are extremely limited and we may only be able to get small quantities for some of the high demand items. Due to the limited nature of these items, we CANNOT hold an item for you or ship it to you through mail order. These items must be purchased in person, at the store! Each item is limited to one per customer on RSD. Thanks for your patience and understanding, and thanks for checking in with saki for Record Store Day 2012!


Click here for a complete list of official RSD titles! 
NOTE: This is a list of all the titles being released, NOT a list of all the titles saki will have in stock. That list will be posted as the titles start to arrive at the store!

 coming soon...


1pm - Santah
2pm - Bare Mutants
3pm - Cains & Abels
4pm - Cross Record
5pm - Minor Characters
6pm - Hollows
7pm - Opposites
8pm - The Runnies

Hang onto your RSD Receipt for exclusive deals such as:
- $10 off labor at Shake Shop (valid for 1 week after RSD)
- One free PBR from The Burlington (valid only the night of RSD)
- 10% off at Bucket O' Blood Books & Records (valid only on 4/21)
- One free small drip coffee from New Wave Coffee (good for 1 week after RSD)
- 10% off at Uncharted Books (good for 1 week after RSD)
- 20% off at Wolfbait & B-Girls (good for 1 week after RSD)
- More TBA!

Raffle! Including:
- Passes for The Logan Theater
- Gift certificates for New Wave Coffee
- LPs from Whistler Records
- Concert tickets and poster coupons for Metro
- Gift certificates for Wolfbait & B-Girls
- Gift certificates for the Dill Pickle Food Co-Op
- More TBA!

CHIRP Radio Plinko-style game with prizes
Girls Rock! Chicago Table
Experimental Sound Studio (ESS) Listening Station of their Sun Ra archive

The Tamale Spaceship food truck will be parked outside from 4-8!
Taquero Fusion food truck will be parked outside from 3-6