Backbeat Books and Music Posts

October 18, 2018 / Books

Next time you’re in, check out this Vintage Classics Austen Series we just brought in – it looks even better in person! With introductions by contemporary authors and gorgeous covers…

October 17, 2018 / Books
October 13, 2018 / Music
October 10, 2018 / Books

Just because babies are tiny doesn’t mean that fantastic design and bold graphics are lost on them. Featured are just some of my favourite board books currently in stock. Not…

October 9, 2018 / Music
October 7, 2018 / Books

To all of our customers – we just want to say this Thanksgiving we’re super thankful for YOU!  Whether you’ve visited once or hundreds of times, we’re thankful for each…

October 6, 2018 / Music
October 1, 2018 / Stationery

I just love the beautiful botanicals that Rifle Paper Co. does so well. If you also like modern vintage style, you’ll love this Botanicals Notebook Collection that we’ve recently brought…

September 30, 2018 / Stationery

We promised you some more stationery goodness, so today we present these awesome Letterpressed Notebooks by Norwegian design company Darling Clementine. They have a modern folk-inspired aesthetic and are made…

September 27, 2018 / Stationery

I am always the first to lose when it comes to “try not to say awwww” challenges, so obviously that was the first thing out of my mouth when I…

September 25, 2018 / Music
September 14, 2018 / Music
September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

September 6, 2018 / Stationery

If you appreciate pattern, you’ll love this vivid stationery we’ve just brought in from Marimekko. With a worldwide following, the Finnish design house is famous for their bold use of…

September 4, 2018 / Stationery

I have a feeling that today will mark the beginning of quite a few special friendships… Why don’t you send your favourite friend an Animal Friendship notecard to let them…

September 2, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed tomorrow Monday September 3rd, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. We hope you are having an amazing long weekend!

August 29, 2018 / Music
August 22, 2018 / Books

We love sourcing the very best used books for you here at Backbeat and we just brought in another huge load today that we’re currently getting onto the shelves. Here…

August 14, 2018 / Books

We love seeing all of those Backbeat t-shirts out there! Haven’t got yours yet? Show your love…just $9.95 + tax!

August 8, 2018 / Music