Chilliwax Records

For Music Lovers


All About Us

We Love Music

Paula and Joe acquired this Chilliwack record business from Classic Sound in March, 2020. We’ve been in the record business for many, many years. We met while working at Kelly’s Stereo Mart in the late ‘70’s - Joe was the National Record Buyer and Paula, his secretary. Fast forward to 2016 when we owned and operated Underground Music in Kelowna for 2.5 years.

We returned to the Lower Mainland to be near our family in 2019 and found retirement wasn’t ready for us yet. Karl at Classic Sound agreed to share his space in downtown Chilliwack. Paula & Joe are operating as Chilliwax Records and Karl, as Classic Sound, with high quality audio equipment. A match made in Chilliwack!

The cornerstone of our business success has always been our relationship with our Customers. That is why Chilliwax Records will be working hard to ensure the communities of Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley have an enjoyable record shopping experience. Come share the  love of music.

We promise to provide you with the best records for the best price.

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We Sell Vinyl Records

NEW and Vintage Vinyl

We make sure our customers’ musical needs are met by selling them great quality records.

From 60’s - 70's classic Rock, to Hip Hop and Metal, we’ve got something for everyone.


We love Special Orders! It is impossible for us to stock everything, but we do invite you Special Order something you would like us to bring in. No deposit required, but we ask that you pick your title up as quickly as possible when notified of its' arrival.

Also, we are at the mercy of our suppliers, so when we say it may take months for the item to arrive, we appreciate your patience as we all wait. Please consider that when we call to tell you your item is in and you 'already got it as a gift' or 'bought it somewhere else', it may be difficult for us to now sell your Special Order.

That being said, we learn from you! Some Special Orders become hot selling items as often bring a copy in for ourselves when we see what we've been missing!  Thank you for supporting our small business!

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 Friends! The next mini Record Store Day is Saturday, June 18th 2022. This was a safety net date for product they knew would not make the April drop date. That doesn't mean it all made it though!

All of the releases for this “drop date” are linked here on the  Record Store Day Canada website and social media sites. Scroll down to JUNE 18. These are exclusive releases to independent record stores and include re-issues, brand new albums, compilations, and more. 

RSD rules are that we cannot set anything aside for anyone  – we must operate on a first come first served basis! That means you might have to be here early to get your treasure! Also, only one copy of any title per customer - we cannot sell you more than one!


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Stacks of Records

We Buy Records

We Pay Cash! (or eTransfer)

We buy full collections of any size

Do you have just a few albums or hundreds? Maybe you're spring cleaning or,  (we feel your pain) downsizing? When you are ready to part with your collection, and want it to go to a good home, we'd love to take a look at it. Joe at Chilliwax is a courteous, professional and will look through your entire collection to get a good sense of the fair value.

We pay fair prices for your used, previously loved vinyl

If your collection is 100 or less, please pop into our store and we'll gladly take a look! If you have a large collection, we can arrange to make a house call to view your treasures.



Come Visit Soon

Tues - Sat: 10 am - 5:00 pm

Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Mon: Closed



SUNDAY JULY  3 - 1:30 - 3:30PM


Contact Us

Looking for the best music in the Fraser Valley and beyond?
Contact Chilliwax Records today to start playing!

45895 Wellington Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 2C6


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Links We Love

Vinyl Vines

This is our personal list of links including sites we enjoy and use. We tried to categorize it so you can easily click on a link and go directly there. If you would like to be added to our list, contact us!

Chilliwax Choices - our local friends

*  Classic Sound - Karl is our roomie and he has an incredible range of electronics for the audiophile and budget conscious alike. Additionally, he can service your turntable back to its original glory.

Downtown Chilliwack - The investment The City of Chilliwack has made into the redevelopment of the downtown core has been historic! So many improvements and new neighbours since we've been open!

Downtown Chilliwack BIA - The BIA is helping to  improve the commercial environment of our neighbourhood!

Trevor MacDonald - This passionate and talented fellow is Chilliwack's Mr. Entertainment! We can't wait to work with Trevor.

89.5 the Drive - Chilliwack's best choice for Classic Rock

Fraser Valley News - If it's a Hot Topic, Don's on it!

Chilliwax Records - Your only choice for records in the Fraser Valley!

Record Research

Discogs Canada - 'The most comprehensive, interactive public music database in the world'

Record Store Day Canada - Record Store Day is a day that celebrates independent record stores all over the world!

Popsike - What albums 'sold for' on auction sites

* Jazz Discography Project - A collector's guide to Jazz Music


NPR Music - Not just a great source for new music and news, but home to the Tiny Desk Concerts - LOVE!

The Music Express Canada - Since 1976, an informative source on Canadian Music

Absolute Underground - Absolutely your best source for Punk, Hardcore and Metal in BC

FYI Music News - A Journal about Canada's Music Industry


Bob Masse - A Canadian artist from British Columbia. Masse has been designing concert posters since the 1960s. We carry these beauties!

* Underground Music - We used to own this store! We love these guys

* Crazy Fish Artworks - Master Artist Chuck Nelson not only designed our logo, but he does band posters too!


How Vinyl Records are Made

Your Brain On Music


Music and Dementia Documentary