Tag: music

June 23, 2024 / Books

This week we continue to celebrate Pride Month by pairing the latest book we’ve brought in about today’s star, Me and Mr. Jones: My Life with David Bowie and The…

June 16, 2024 / Books

Before we delve into today’s book and music pairing, we’d like to wish a Happy Father’s Day to those celebrating! If your celebrations involve books or vinyl – or even…

June 15, 2024 / Music

It’s the weekend! We’ve got a few recent new releases to feature today. The latest from Eels, RJD2, and $uicideboy$ are available now. Want more? Of course you can always…

June 9, 2024 / Books

Today, we’re continuing our celebration of Pride Month and pairing Tegan and Sara’s latest album, Crybaby, with their graphic novel, Tegan & Sara: Junior High. The book is a blend…

May 30, 2024 / Uncategorized

Summer is nearly here…do you have travel plans coming up? Are you trying to unplug/reconnect/kill some hours en route? Come pick up a packable travel kit and enjoy some analog…

May 26, 2024 / Books

If you’re a fan of Patti Smith, today’s your day! We recommend pairing her latest book, The Book of Days, with her classic album Horses. The Book of Days is…

May 17, 2024 / Music

It’s Friday! It’s a long weekend! New releases from Cage the Elephant and The Avett Borthers are out today! Don’t forget to check out our “Flippin’ Video” from earlier this…

May 10, 2024 / Music

It’s Friday! We’ve got another week with some solid fresh releases hitting the new release wall. The latest from The Beaches and Chick Corea w/Bela Fleck are out now! Plus,…

May 4, 2024 / Music

It wouldn’t be the weekend without some new releases to hit the shelves here at Backbeat. This week we’re featuring new releases from Sia, Kamasi Washington, Dua Lipa and Mdou…

April 26, 2024 / Music

It’s Friday! Holy moly we’ve got a lot of fresh releases to feature today. We’ve got the new Pet Shop Boys, Charley Crockett, Darkthrone and AWOL. Laufey has dropped Bewitched:…

April 19, 2024 / Music
April 19, 2024 / Music

The day we’ve all been gearing up for is nearly here…Record Store Day is tomorrow! Are you as excited as we are? We’re looking forward to seeing our fantastic regular…

April 12, 2024 / Music

It’s Friday! Only one new release to feature this week but don’t worry, there’s going to be loads of new releases next week for Record Store Day! Linkin Park –…

March 30, 2024 / Music

It’s Saturday! We’ve got a few great new vinyl releases to feature this week so we’re going to get right into them. If you’re looking for more info on these…

March 23, 2024 / Music

It’s the weekend! We’ve got a few new and recent release to feature today including the latest from Adrianne Lenker and Waxahatchee. Let’s dig in. Adrianne Lenker – Bright Future…

March 17, 2024 / Books

It’s Sunday, it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and vinyl recommendations that go together like March and unpredictable temperatures. Today we’re pairing the book Janis: Her Life and…

February 25, 2024 / Books
January 14, 2024 / Books

We’re back at it today and it’s time for A Nice Pair – today we’re featuring Johnny Cash. We’re pairing the biography Johnny Cash: The Life by prolific author Robert…

January 3, 2024 / Bags

Let’s kick off the new year with a BIG sale! Our “Happy New Year To You Sale” starts this Friday! There are some amazing deals to be had, so don’t…

December 19, 2023 / Books

Are you still looking for last-minute gift ideas? Backbeat has you covered with all sorts of fun music- and book-related finds. From patches and buttons to t-shirts and bibs, everything…

December 17, 2023 / Books

It’s time for another book and music pairing and today we’re matching The Tragically Hip’s album Fully Completely with the book The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and…

November 26, 2023 / Books

This week’s music and book pairing features a book about seven genres of music and one artist, Joni MItchell, one of the pioneers of a new kind of rock. Major…

November 23, 2023 / Books

Tomorrow is the day! We know lots of you have been waiting for Black Friday to arrive and we’re just as excited as you. Some of you just want to…

November 5, 2023 / Books

Today’s Nice Pair features Canadian twins Tegan & Sara. We’re pairing their latest collabs with each other: their graphic memoir Tegan & Sara: Junior High with their album Crybaby. While…

October 27, 2023 / Music

It’s Friday!We’ve got lots of new and recent new releases to feature today since we skipped posting about releases last week.We know we’ll be getting asked about Taylor Swift‘s 1989…