Backbeat Books and Music Posts

August 28, 2013 / Music

Good day people. We have an amazing collection of vintage vinyl that has just come in. Over 400 albums added to our existing collection, now we need to find some…

August 27, 2013 / Music - CDs

It’s us again! We just re-loaded a few weeks ago with 250 used CDs and now another 100+ more used CDs are hitting the CD browser this week. It’s an…

August 27, 2013 / Turntables

Hello good people. We will likely have lots of posts today as we have been busy busy busy getting some great stuff in the shop. First off, we have just…

August 23, 2013 / Music - Vinyl
August 21, 2013 / Books

Did you hear the latest local news? “The Best Laid Plans” is being filmed as a CBC mini-series today in Perth! If you haven’t yet read the Canada Reads winning…

August 20, 2013 / Books

Are you a fan of graphic novels? We have some special ones on the shelves at the moment: – “The Complete Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi – “Notes for a War…

August 17, 2013 / Books

A new shipment of books for our smaller-sized customers has made its way to the shop just in time to herald in this year’s back-to-school season: – “Pete the Cat:…

August 14, 2013 / Music

Boston’s legendary Barrence Whitfield & The Savages’ new album Dig Thy Savage Soul is a wealth of atomic-powered, sock-it-to-me R&B and rock & roll hoodoo. Barrence, possessing otherworldly pipes that…

August 13, 2013 / Books

Do you inhale? We got some fresh new titles in the shop today. Here’s the lowdown: – “Wheat Belly” by William Davis, MD – “Born With a Tooth” by Joseph…

August 12, 2013 / Music
August 10, 2013 / Music

We have added over 150 vintage records to the shop this week. Plus, there are still another 300 more to catalog and price over the next week or two. It…

August 9, 2013 / Music

Hey there fine people. It’s Friday and that means we received our new record delivery. A few re-stocks came in (plus all these new titles that we will now stock…

August 9, 2013 / Music

Can you believe it was 25 years ago today, that Wayne Gretzky was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the LA Kings? It shocked not only hockey fans but almost…

August 6, 2013 / Music

We just re-stocked the used CD browser with 250 more CDs. A good variety of genres and almost all of them are priced at $3.95. To make space we are…

August 4, 2013 / Books
August 2, 2013 / Music
August 2, 2013 / Music

We have an excellent selection right now of vintage turntables from Dual and JVC, plus a couple amplifiers from Sansui. As always these come with a 30-day warranty. Dual 1210…

August 1, 2013 / Music

Backbeat Books and Music is pleased to announce that the independently released record “DIN” by “Archery Guild” is now available at our store. Check out their website for sample tracks…

August 1, 2013 / Books

Have you read “White Teeth” by Zadie Smith? It’s without a doubt one of the best books I’ve (almost) finished reading in years. Only 144 pages to go till my…

July 26, 2013 / Music

Hey good people. It’s Friday, so it’s that time to spin the black circle. We’ve just received our new vinyl delivery for the week and it’s all fresh to our…

July 23, 2013 / Music

Two new releases we are featuring this week. Both are available on CD and Vinyl. The Love Language – Ruby Red Friends and fans of The Love Language songwriter and…

July 19, 2013 / Books

Too hot to be decisive? Shopping for a gift? Like surprises? Why not be adventurous and pick up one of our “surprise packs” of books? Each wrapped package costs only…

July 19, 2013 / Music
July 16, 2013 / Music

We have been very busy getting new vintage records into the store. This week we have added over 100 albums. In the next few weeks we will be adding over…

July 13, 2013 / Music

Been a little while since we posted about some new vinyl that we’ve added to the collection. Here are some great albums we now stock including the latest Live at…