Backbeat Books and Music Posts

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 29, 2022 / Books

We’re always putting out fresh books…here are some of the latest used ones. What are you currently reading?

June 23, 2022 / Books

New Running Press mini kits just arrived! We got lots of new ones plus some old faves…I’m looking at you Screaming Goat…

June 22, 2022 / Books
June 19, 2022 / Books

Would your dad get this card? We have this and others to celebrate the dad or dad figure in your life. Happy Father’s Day! Stay funky.

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,…

June 5, 2022 / Books

For today’s A Nice Pair we’re going emo. We recommend pairing the book Everybody Hurts by Leslie Simon and Trevor Kelley with the king of emo’s eponymous soundtrack, Napoleon Dynamite…

June 4, 2022 / Books
June 1, 2022 / Books

Somehow it’s already June and this month we’re celebrating PRIDE! We’ve got lots of great books to kick off the fun (many that are Canadian authored and Backbeat Recommended Reads!)…

May 26, 2022 / Books

What’s one of the most fun parts about having a bookstore? Sourcing the books to stock it with! Here are some of our most recent used arrivals…we love finding great…

May 22, 2022 / Stationery

You love them, we love them…we just brought in a whole bunch of new Middle Child Made cards. Tear-jerker cards have a time and a place but…nah just keep it…

May 21, 2022 / Music

It’s a long weekend and we’ve got a bunch of fresh releases to feature today. Yes, the new Harry Styles album is here. We also received several deliveries this week…

May 19, 2022 / Books

We’re busy filling the shelves with more Backbeat Bargain Books! These are brand new books that are just $9.95 or less. We’ve got fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, autobiographies and biographies…

May 13, 2022 / Music
May 12, 2022 / Stationery

Life’s too short for boring cards. Check out this selection of fun ones we just brought in from Smitten Kitten! Perfect for the music/pop culture lover in your life…

May 11, 2022 / Books

You asked, we brought them in! We just added a bunch of manga to our used book section. We have series sets as well as one-offs. Action, horror, romance, comedy…there’s…

May 6, 2022 / Music
May 5, 2022 / Books

Looking for a book for Mother’s Day? We have lots of great selections, including these Backbeat Bargain Books – brand new books that are just $9.95 at most! Just look…

May 1, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair is for the Leonard Cohen fans out there. What a career he had. He was a writer of profound songs, an artistic award-winning poet and…