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What's in a name?

We have sometimes been asked why we chose the name DiscorD Distribution when the word discord apparently signifies strife or conflict, an approach we certainly neither practise nor advocate. The explanation is that the name was borne out of conjuncting the words 'disc' and 'order' so discorder became DiscorD, which alliterated comfortably with what we do and have done successfully for more than 18 years now: Distribution of music and spoken word recordings.

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Telephone: +44 (0)1892 511522

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Post: DiscorD Distribution Ltd, PO Box 50, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, Kent, United Kingdom, TN4 8YD

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The Sahara is the world's hottest desert where scorched sand dunes weave ribbon patterns from east to west and barbed mile-high mountain ranges jut skywards. The region equals out as almost the same size as the United States and spans a humungous 3,600,000 square miles across North Africa, from the Red Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Its photogenic undulating sandscapes have seduced travellers, artists and storytellers for centuries: Rudyard Kipling captured the mystery of its natural beauty remarking that journeying through it up the River Nile is 'like running the gauntlet before eternity'.

Since the ancient empires of Nubia, the Great Desert has been inhabited consistently: Phoenicians, Egyptians, Greeks, Berbers, Ottoman Turks and European colonialists are among the tribes that have lived in its realms. Among the Sahara's present-day inhabitants are nomad Fulani, Tubu and Tuareg peoples who recall stories of ancient battles forcing their ancestors to seek refuge deep in the desert where they carved out a way ... more

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