This week’s episode features Intense Records in Chelmsford. “The reason why I set up the record shop is because I love listening to records. I’ve turned a hobby into my job. Every day is the perfect day.” Jon Smith, Intense Records.

Behind The Counter is a 12 part video series that tells the stories behind the wonderful world of independent record shops.

Watch: Behind The Counter UK 2022: Lion Vibes, Brixton (Episode 1 of 12)

Presented by Classic Album Sundays and Record Store Day UK in partnership with Bowers & Wilkins.

A new episode will drop every Tuesday in the run up to #RSD22​​ which will share the unique stories from around the UK. Get to know your local shops!