Tag: shop

June 28, 2019 / Music
April 26, 2019 / Music

This week we have another packed new release Friday. The latest albums from Foxygen, Local Natives, Cranberries, Mountain Goats, Aldous Harding and King Gizzard have all dropped. Plus, there’s a…

April 25, 2019 / Books

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m participating in a book challenge this year. One of the challenges was to read a book about books, so I chose The Prison Book Club…

April 11, 2019 / Books
April 6, 2019 / Books
April 2, 2019 / Books

Record Store Day is now less than 2 weeks away so we’re going to start letting you in on a few details of what’s going down at Backbeat on April…

March 11, 2019 / Music
February 27, 2019 / Books

It was so fun hearing from you last week – thank you so much for all of the required reading memories! I now I have an amazing array of choices…

December 20, 2018 / Books

We’re all on a countdown and if the thought of an impossible shopping list/bad weather/spending too much is stressing you out, we’re here to help! Trust us, your loved ones…

November 21, 2018 / Books

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – 5:00pm – We’ve finished all our receiving for today and several Black Friday titles have (finally) arrived. We’ve updated the table further down the page…

November 9, 2018 / Music
November 3, 2018 / Music
November 1, 2018 / Books

Bridging the music and book sides of the shop is the hallway where you’ll find books about music. We carry musician autobiographies and biographies as well as general books about…

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…

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…

August 29, 2018 / Music
June 15, 2018 / Books
May 18, 2018 / Music
April 22, 2018 / Books

Well, I guess yesterday answers the question “How many people can fit in Backbeat?” A huge THANK YOU to all our amazing customers that came out to celebrate Record Store…

April 14, 2018 / Music
March 21, 2018 / Music
March 10, 2018 / Music