Backbeat Books and Music Posts

May 26, 2020 / Books
May 29, 2020 / Music
May 15, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We hope you are all doing well and staying safe. The Ontario government has announced that we can now begin to get ready to re-open. In order for…

April 29, 2020 / Music

We all look forward to Record Store Day each and every year. This year though, has been a little different. First, RSD was moved from April to June and now…

April 24, 2020 / Books
April 22, 2020 / Books
April 17, 2020 / Books

How are you spending your extra downtime at home? There are only so many episodes of Tiger King to watch and the news isn’t very entertaining lately. How about picking…

April 3, 2020 / Music

It’s Friday (I think) and usually it’s the day we talk about new music. Unfortunately, with distribution shut down we aren’t receiving any deliveries so today we are giving you…

March 27, 2020 / Music
March 27, 2020 / Music

It’s Friday, it’s late, it’s still time for some new tunes! As much as we’d love for you to come down to Backbeat this weekend and grab some great new…

March 25, 2020 / Music

As promised, here is our BIG Flippin’ Video of our entire (well, almost entire) used record inventory from March 21, 2020. We used YouTube because of the size of the…

March 24, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. As you likely heard, the Ontario government has mandated that non-essential businesses close. So effective immediately our shop is closed until further notice. We will still be checking…

March 20, 2020 / Music

What’s new today? Well, DIO has released their 1996 – 2004 studio albums on vinyl and the packaging is top notch. They all have a 3D lenticular cover that you…

March 19, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. The time has come to adjust how we operate the store to reduce health and safety risks presented by Covid-19. Do we want to make these changes? Nope.…

March 13, 2020 / Music
March 5, 2020 / Music
February 29, 2020 / Stationery

We’ve just restocked our greeting card shelf with some favourites, plus a whole bunch of new ones for your favourite sarcastic friend/relative/co-worker. Want to warn your friend that marriage is…

February 28, 2020 / Music
February 21, 2020 / Music
February 18, 2020 / Books

For fans of the tiny house trend, eco-friendly living and build-it-yourself homes, I highly recommend Cabin Porn Inside by Zach Klein. His first book, Cabin Porn, had us drooling at…

February 15, 2020 / Music
February 14, 2020 / Books

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Which side of the Valentine fence do you sit on? Either way, we have something for you…