Category: Music – Vinyl

January 27, 2023 / Music
January 25, 2023 / Music

What new vinyl releases are you looking forward to in 2023? Last year we had a crazy amount of new releases roll through the doors here at Backbeat and we’re…

January 22, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair features the Wu-Tang Clan. We recommend pairing the book Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of Wu-Tang Clan’s Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation…

January 15, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair has a couple of Dave Grohl’s firsts in common. We’re pairing his first book, The Storyteller, with the self-titled debut album by the Foo Fighters. Dave…

January 8, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair features Keith Richards. We’re pairing his book Life with the Rolling Stones’ album Bridges to Babylon. Though it was just published in 2010, Life has already…

December 18, 2022 / Books

It’s that time of the week again when we recommend books and music pairings in our series A Nice Pair! This week, we’re featuring everyone’s favourite braided star, funny man,…

December 11, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday and it’s time for…say it with me…A Nice Pair – books and music that go well together! This week we’re featuring another vocal powerhouse, Whitney Houston, and we’re…

December 4, 2022 / Books

Happy Sunday! It’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music matches that go together like hot chocolate and whipped cream. This week, we’re pairing Mariah Carey’s Christmas album, cleverly…

November 27, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music pairings that go together like…Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Looking for gift ideas for the music lovers in…

November 25, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! It’s Black Friday! We’ve got 25% off all new and used books and 15% off all new and used records until Sunday. More importantly we’ve got a load…

November 24, 2022 / Books
November 20, 2022 / Books

Sunday means it’s the time of the week when we merge the two sides of our shop and offer you related book and music pairings. Today’s A Nice Pair features…

November 18, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! Since it snowed this week we pulled out the Christmas albums. Not sure what I think about that just yet, so in that spirit we do have a…

November 13, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and albums we recommend pairing together for a perfect listening/reading session. This week, we’re featuring the book Looking…

November 12, 2022 / Music
November 6, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair (book and vinyl pairings) is an ode to the DJ. We recommend pairing the book The Record Players: The Story of Dance Music Told by…

November 4, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! Alice In Chains – Dirt (30th Anniversary) is now in stock. We’ve got both the indie exclusive yellow vinyl and the standard black vinyl. Speaking of anniversary editions,…

November 2, 2022 / Music

We know many of you have been waiting for this one. We now have Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” (Moonstone Blue Edition) in stock! If you pre-ordered a copy rest assured we’ve…

October 30, 2022 / Books
October 28, 2022 / Music
October 23, 2022 / Books

Everyone knows that rock stars have the craziest lives and Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead by Neil Strauss is full of huge names and the jaw-dropping stories come straight…

October 21, 2022 / Music

Happy Arctic Monkeys new album release day! “The Car” is their highly anticipated seventh studio album and we’ve got the indie exclusive coloured vinyl in stock along with the standard…

October 16, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair is for all of you plant lovers. We recommend listening to Mort Garson’s Mother Earth’s Plantasia with Michael Pollan’s book This Is Your Mind on…

October 14, 2022 / Music
October 9, 2022 / Books