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Earlier in the year, Audio Antihero and Old Money Records co-released an anthology of recordings by post-rock experimentalists Fighting Kites. It's a intriguing insight into a band which had great potential but never really "made it" outside a hardcore fan-base. Here, founder member Neil Debnam (who also performs as Broken Shoulder and runs the Kirigirisu Recordings label) talks us through some of his record collection in #58 of our Broken Record series.

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Ivan The Tolerable is probably the most prolific of Middlesbrough musician Oli Heffernan's many monikers. So prolific in fact that he's preparing to unleash his third collection of the year so far, a new album called Le Monde Inversé, which is "soundtrack to a film that was never made" (it's available to pre-order on limited 10" vinyl now, but act quickly as the cut off for orders is on July 15th). To celebrate the release, we asked Oli to tell us about his own record collection for Broken Record #57, and the results are as vast and eclectic as his own output.

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Jessica's Brother are a new band made up of songwriter Tom Charleston, Jonny Helm of The Wave Pictures and Charlie Higgs previously of Ramshackle Union Band. They play a highly pleasing brand of loose, feelgood indie-pop, with nods to Pavement, Silver Jews and a bit of Nick Cave thrown in for good measure (and perhaps to darken things up a little). They've just released "Humdinger" (listen below), a teaser from their debut album which will arrive on  Fika Recordings on 20 July.

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It took him a fair while, but Mark Peters - co-founder of Engineers and Ulrich Schnauss collaborator - has finally released his debut solo album Innerland. It's an ambitious and atmospheric record which is themed around the local landmarks of Peters' homeland, the industrial English North West (locations that are beautifully presented on the album's sleeve design). To mark the release we asked Mark to tell us about some of the records from his own collection, and what they mean to him. This is Broken Record # 54.

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Norwegian composer and musician John Erik Kaada has had a varied and prolific career, working in the realms of classical, rock, avant-garde and soundtracks. You may have heard him last collaborating with Mike Patton on 2016's superb Bacteria Cult  LP. He's about to release a new collection called Closing Statements, a concept album of sorts, centring around the theme of obituaries and last words. Fans of Kaada's previous work will not be disappointed. Here though, in #53 of our Broken Record series, Kaada talks us through a few of the albums from his eclectic collection.

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Russian three-piece Gnoomes have just released their latest album Tschak! which was recorded after a series of brushes with the law (and even the army) forced the band to ditch their "psychedelics" and find other means of inspiration. Luckily the album turned out great and you can listen to a sample below, but first take a look at some of their musical prescriptions in #52 of our Broken Record series.

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Nadine Khouri's dreamy atmospheric debut album The Salted Air has just been released on her own label One Flash Records. The LP was recorded live by the eminent John Parish and is correctly receiving a great deal of praise from all the right people. Watch a live recording of her track "Broken Star" below, but before that take a peak inside Khouri's record collection for #51 in our Broken Record series. 

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Vessels are a three piece from Brooklyn who are about to release a new EP called Halogen Days, their first material since 2015's festive Here We Come a Vassaling EP. It's a punchy 4-pack of tracks that shifts between high octane rock'n roll and psychedelic pop. It's also a good appetiser for the full length LP which is "on the horizon". Here, Vessels' drummer Jon Smith talks us through some of his record collection in #50 of our Broken Record series. PS - He's proven himself to be an all-round cool dude by correctly identifying Cake's Fashion Nugget as the best driving record.

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New York City musician Kristeen Young has got quite a CV. She regularly records with Tony Visconti, she's played with David Bowie and Dave Grohl and toured with Morrissey (who rather astutely described her as "Maria Callas, if not for the keyboard that she plays like a set of drums"). Her new single "NICE" is a serious take on modern day male celebrity told through a cavalcade of crunching bass musical shifts that would put Rick Wakeman to shame. Part Kate Bush, part Sparks, Young has a knack for writing odd songs that you can still dance to.

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You may have heard of Irma Vep (aka Edwin Stevens) because of his superb recent album No Handshake Blues. You may have heard of him because he gets played on BBC 6Music quite a lot (the ever-reliable Marc Riley is a big fan). You might have heard of him from one of his many other projects (Sex Hands, Klaus Kinski, Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura, Yerba Mansa)...or from his regular "Very Bon" club nights in Manchester...or his tape label...or his collaborations with the equally workman-like Kiran Leonard.