Quirky Smithdown Road record store where people visit for music, coffee and 'just to talk'

Quirky Smithdown Road record store where people visit for music, coffee and 'just to talk'

The owner of a Tardis-like vinyl store on Smithdown Road was inspired by his friends to launch the business, and "didn't expect" so many people to venture inside "just to talk". Defend Vinyl is a music lover's haven, packed with stacks and stacks of vinyl records, as well as framed prints and posters devoted to bands and musicians from over the years. There are stylish record cases to snap up, rails of band t-shirts and even original coffee, Defend Coffee, to take home. The small but mighty venue is a calming oasis, occupying a corner plot on the eclectic and often heaving south Liverpool street. Defend Vinyl is the passion …
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