Category: Music

September 25, 2022 / Books

For this week’s A Nice Pair (book and music pairings), we recommend the book Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls: Women, Music & Fame by celebrated music journalist Lisa…

September 18, 2022 / Books
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September 11, 2022 / Books

For this week’s A Nice Pair (book and vinyl pairings), we’re featuring a circular recommendation. We recommend pairing Bowie’s Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David’s Bowie’s Life by John…

September 9, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! We’ve got a few recent new heavy hitting releases to feature this week including the latest from Ozzy. Let’s get right into it. Gewgawly I & Thou –…

August 26, 2022 / Music
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August 19, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! We’ve got a bunch of recent new releases to feature from the past couple of weeks so we’re going to jump right into them. Lots of you like…

August 14, 2022 / Books

When you think of summer music, reggae is where it’s at. So for this week’s A Nice Pair we’ve chosen the legendary Bob Marley. We recommend pairing his album Natty…

August 7, 2022 / Music

This Sunday we’re putting a little twist on our weekly A Nice Pair series. We usually pair book and record recommendations but this week we just brought in a fun…

August 5, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! It’s also a bit of a Bowie day here. Some more vinyl reissues this time from Bowie’s 90s catalogue have been released. Recently included as part of the…

July 24, 2022 / Books

Just because you have little ones around doesn’t mean you have to be stuck into the kid music zone. What is Punk? by Eric Morse is fun introduction to a…

July 22, 2022 / Music
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June 30, 2022 / Music

Hello Backbeaters! Just a quick reminder that we are closed tomorrow, July 1st for Canada Day. We’ve got a bunch of great recent new releases to feature today including some…

June 22, 2022 / Books
June 17, 2022 / Music

Tomorrow is the day that the RSD Drops releases will be available right here at Backbeat. As promised we’ve got a list of what we will have available starting at…

June 12, 2022 / Books

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of Elvis (no last name necessary) but there’s one person who knew him intimately: his former live-in girlfriend and muse,…