Backbeat Books and Music Posts

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…

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 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…

February 12, 2020 / Books

When we’re in the thick of winter, it can be a struggle just to get up and leave the cozy blankets behind! One thing that makes me feel better in…

February 6, 2020 / Books

Today’s a cold messy slushy snow day here in Perth, which is why these book covers full of lush greenery are giving me life right now! Just a look reminds…

February 2, 2020 / Books

2020 Winter Hours: Beginning Sunday, February 9th, Backbeat will be closed on Sundays & Mondays. Sunday – CLOSED Monday – CLOSED Tuesday – 10am – 5pm Wednesday – 10am –…

February 1, 2020 / Music

Everyone seems to love a “flippin’ video” so here’s the latest batch of used / vintage albums to hit the bins.       See you soon!    

January 31, 2020 / Music
January 29, 2020 / Books

Looking to warm up in these chilly temps? While the poor subjects of these books will have their blood running cold, the plots will have you on the edge of…