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**Original citation.** Marsh, J.E., Vachon, F., & Jones, D.M. (2008). When does between-sequence phonological similarity promote irrelevant sound disruption? *Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34*(1), 243-248. **Target of replication.** We seek to replicate the original authors' finding of an interaction between instruction type and sound condition that supports the theory that "between-sequence similarity effect occur[s] for the free but not serial recall of categorized material that is defined not semantically but phonologically," *F*(2,92) = 3.13, *p* = .0484. **A priori replication criteria.** A successful replication would find that phonologically similar irrelevant items disrupt recall when compared with phonologically dissimilar items in free recall, but not in serial recall. **Materials, Data, and Report.** While the original study recruited participants who lived in the UK, this replication recruited participants who reside in Germany. Therefore, new stimulus material had to be generated based on German word norms. Study materials can be found in the [materials component][1] of this project. The dataset can be found in the [dataset node][2]. The full report and other materials appear in the [files section][3] of this node. **Conclusions.** It was found that phonologically similar irrelevant items disrupt recall when compared with phonologically dissimilar items in free recall, but not in serial recall. Nevertheless, the interaction between instruction type (free recall, serial recall) and sound condition (quiet, phonologically dissimilar, phonologically similar) was not significant. To replicate the stimulus material with German participants, it was necessary to generate new stimulus material using German databases, and German word frequency norms. It is possible to speculate that the differences in the stimulus material may have affected the results. [Download the full report.][4] [1]: https://osf.io/uygjh/ [2]: https://osf.io/f7vxg/ [3]: https://osf.io/7rtcz/files/ [4]: https://osf.io/sqcwk/