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Posted: October 2nd, 2007, by Simon Proffitt

Well, there’s nothing like a self promotion opportunity to bring a slacker like me out of hibernation.

Here’s the most important thing I’ve been doing: Crania Draft Massif

We’ve just released an online charity compilation album, motivated by the fact that charity singles are, without fail, utter crap on account of having to appeal to the greatest possible number of people, leaving kind-hearted alternative music fans the world over in a rather unpleasant position. So a bunch of weirdos with samplers have been persuaded to remix their (least) favourite charity records, and we’ve compiled the results into 3 CDs worth of disgusting and excellent music. The mp3s, all available from the link above, are all free, but we ask that if you download them you donate some money to Cardiff & District Samaritans, who do great work, are staffed and managed entirely by volunteers and are funded pretty much entirely by donations.

If anyone fancies actually reviewing the album, let me know and I’ll post you some CDs rather than downloading the whole lot.

Erm, what else – oh yeah, you can also buy my new album, which I produced specifically to get rid of a bunch of silly red plastic boxes that I found in my shed:
myspace.com/nationalsubnormal. Mention Diskant when ordering and get some free detritus in the envelope!

Simon Proffitt

Simon was born near Clowne, Derbyshire and is now an honorary Welshman. In former guises he has created fake diamonds, developed ultra-high-capacity storage devices and been one half of slow-moving, ├╝ber-pretentious record label Fourier Transform. He now spends his evenings recording silence and banging kitchen utensils.


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