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Chilliwax Records

For Music Lovers

 

All About Us

We Love Music

Formerly Classic Sound, Paula and Joe acquired this Chilliwack record business 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.

Record Selection
 

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 are in the processing of cataloging our New Vinyl and would love to share a listing with you at your request! Just fill out the form at the bottom of this site.

Our April feature are these two classics:

 
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CLOUDS - Joni Mitchell

This 1969 hit album was not only produced by Joni Mitchell, but she also painted the gorgeous self-portrait cover art. And we love Joni's subtle show of Canadian pride by holding  Saskatchewan's provincial flower. Featuring Stephen Stills on guitar/bass, this album includes the hit 'Both Sides Now', sitting at #171 on the list of 500 All Time Greatest Hits. This LP also landed on a recent episode of the hit TV show, "This Is Us'. Stop by today and pick up your copy.

CLOUD NINE - GEORGE HARRISON

George Harrison would have been 77 on February 25 and we still miss him so. This 1987 studio album was Harrison's first in five years. Co-produced with ELO's Jeff Lynne, the album received mixed but favourable reviews. We love the 'back up band' of Clapton, Elton John, Gary Wright, Jim Horn, Ringo Starr and more.

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Find My Record

Shopping for a specific album title?

Let us help! Did you know we ship too? Yup!

 

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.

 
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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

604-392-7090

 
Record Store

Hours

Come Visit Soon

Tues - Sat: 11am - 5:00 pm

Sun and Mon: Closed

WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

DUE TO THE COVID-19 GLOBAL PANDEMIC BUT WE ARE OFFERING:

* PERSONAL SHOPPING APPOINTMENTS

* CURBSIDE PICKUP

* FREE LOCAL DELIVERY

* SPECIAL ORDERS

 

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, Gregg can service your vintage Hi-Fi gear back to its original glory.

Downtown Chilliwack - The investment The City of Chilliwack has made into the redevelopment of the downtown core is going to be historic!

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

Yellow House Studio - We met Chris and Sonny the first HOUR we opened our doors and together we are going to make great music! Yellow House is a music and video production recording studio with one of the best live drum rooms in the area!

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

Publications

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

Suppliers

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!

Videos

How Vinyl Records are Made

Your Brain On Music

Documentaries

Music and Dementia Documentary

 

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