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by dan
Tue May 08, 2007 10:11 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Location Location
Replies: 48
Views: 62778

Great work Martin!!! I've always quite liked that one up by the tron, it's labarynthine
by dan
Mon May 07, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Location Location
Replies: 48
Views: 62778

ravanwin wrote:fat sams anyone....
it's a pile of rubble. I'm sorry it had to be this way
by dan
Mon May 07, 2007 2:27 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: meeting to enhance forest organisation(with sweets)
Replies: 7
Views: 7310

I really don't understand what this is and what it's about and what it aims to achieve, Lucas can you outline it a bit more? All i know is there's going to be sweets. I watched Rosemary's Baby last night and the offer of sweets now worries me...
by dan
Mon May 07, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Location Location
Replies: 48
Views: 62778

That is also one of the dream building yes yes!!! Flavin reckons he might be able to get us in to have a look at it, I'll try and apply the pressure. Also the bowl maker on Blackfriars st (i think) looks interesting but I can't tell if it's in use...
by dan
Sat May 05, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 6
Views: 5950

i think it's great, people forum in full effect!!! The table has begun to creak... The more you put on your table the more you take out from the mouths of Animals and Birds. The more you put on your table the more you kill Animals and Trees. The more you put on your table the more you kill Water, Ai...
by dan
Fri May 04, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: CD Duplicator
Replies: 3
Views: 4197

Did we ever get the mass duplicator? If we're going to release the forthcoming Panacetemol we'll need it. And others have been sniffing around Forest Records crotch recently...
by dan
Fri May 04, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 3 people needed for work next week
Replies: 0
Views: 1379

3 people needed for work next week

Hey are you kind of strong? 3 people needed to work pulling apart desks and things in Fife next week. Paid oh yes it is. Transport provided from Edinburgh. Call me 07742 889494 or email to say yes. comlink (at) staffmail.ed.ac.uk
dan xx
by dan
Thu May 03, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Sonic Arts opportunity
Replies: 1
Views: 2978

Sonic Arts opportunity

Check it:
http://www.sonicartsnetwork.org/index.p ... &Itemid=38
Free training in Sonic postcards in Aberdeenshire. I think I'm going to apply for it if anyone want's to join me in the long and humiliating process
by dan
Thu May 03, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Basement Manchester - wet and burnt
Replies: 6
Views: 4706

aye i will do, I sent them our sympathies and offered a crew of help, i'll keep y'all posted
by dan
Wed May 02, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Afghan Film Premiere Friday 4th May - Forest 7pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1420

Afghan Film Premiere Friday 4th May - Forest 7pm

Yep that's right, come and see some of what we filmed last november in Afghanistan. This film focusses on the Afghan Mini Mobile Circus based in Kabul, it's been edited by Zahra Qadir in Wales and she's done a beautiful job. 7pm Friday 4th May, we will be there to introduce it and talk/be questioned...
by dan
Wed May 02, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Basement Manchester - wet and burnt
Replies: 6
Views: 4706

Basement Manchester - wet and burnt

Heythere, our old friends the Basement (http://thebasement.clearerchannel.org/drupal/) in Manchester have had a hard time, maybe we should go help out when they know what they need? Its been getting a bit biblical in Manchester. On Monday there was a massive fire in Manchester city centre. We got re...
by dan
Wed May 02, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Kenyan Fundraiser night at Bongo Club on Thurs 3 May - help!
Replies: 0
Views: 1393

Kenyan Fundraiser night at Bongo Club on Thurs 3 May - help!

Hey, there's a fundraiser night on at Bongo CLub on Thursday 3rd of May, raising funds for Ribban, a schools building program there (http://www.ribban.co.uk) I've attached a poster here. They're also looking for help in setting up, publicising the event etc, if anyone can help please let me know! Yo...
by dan
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Distracting Dreams
Replies: 2
Views: 3705

I asked about one, here's the reply, it doesn't really seem to mean much, but it's friendly enough... Dan A colleague has passed on your e-mail asking about the status of St James' Church in Leith. The building is category - B listed and is one of the 5 'priority buildings' in the Leith Townscape He...
by dan
Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Room for Rent in farmhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 1324

Room for Rent in farmhouse

Hey who wants to rent my room, I got to move out. It's in sunny Newtongrange with lovely people and a big house and lots of barns to play in and make things in. And there's fire places and the river Esk behind it and lots of wild garlic and the blue bells have just come out. Rent is £175 a month and...
by dan
Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Distracting Dreams
Replies: 2
Views: 3705

Distracting Dreams

Hey,
here are some distractions to linger over:
http://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/browsea.asp
enjoy...
by dan
Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Outsiders volunteer request
Replies: 3
Views: 4134

someone else?
by dan
Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: European Voluntary Service = free Euro trip to volunteer
Replies: 0
Views: 1401

European Voluntary Service = free Euro trip to volunteer

Hey there, the people I work with (CommunityLink) just got accrediatation to be a sending organisation for European voluntary Service. This is a program where you get all expenses paid to go and volunteer with an organisation somewhere in Europe or beyond (like Former Yugoslavia, Turkey and possibly...
by dan
Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Outsiders volunteer request
Replies: 3
Views: 4134

Outsiders volunteer request

Hey visual people, i'm working trying to link volunteers with projects right now and I got a request through today for someone to help mount pictures for South Side Community Centre. Here's the info: After your telephone call yesterday, I have spoken to our local history group and they are keen on t...
by dan
Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Will Dan, Gareth or Dai be in the cafe tomorrow at 5ish??
Replies: 4
Views: 5254

yep I'#ll pass through too, but also a bit before 5 would be good. Or if you can't find us you could leave it in my pigeon hole. Looking forward to it!!!
by dan
Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: mural update
Replies: 1
Views: 2817

Free paint - http://www.pefferpaint.co.uk/
call them and explain the charitable side of things
by dan
Tue Apr 17, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Meeting with Malcolm Kennedy to discuss building fire, fun
Replies: 6
Views: 6161

the fire people will i guess be checking around to see how building is now too though, beware, they are not all tommy toms...
by dan
Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Pollen CD for release
Replies: 0
Views: 2267

Pollen CD for release

hey at last For Rec meeting we decided to try and release this CD by a guy called Pollen who makes ambient and submitted it to Forest for 7". I'm meeting him on Wed 18th at 4.45pm in Forest if anyone else can come along for the craic,
nice,
dan x
by dan
Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: A Ryan and Uncle Beasly Performance
Replies: 1
Views: 1951

very nice ryan, it will be a treat and i hear in anstruther you get great fish and/or chips. but i think you may have to go solo unless you get some guesties, it's been sold out for months...
by dan
Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:11 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

cheers Robin,
I'm slightly less confused now (although only slightly). Have ordered a pack from PPL, we'll see what happens....
Dan
by dan
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Ryan's Holidaze
Replies: 13
Views: 14027

man you really excited me about Level 7 beer, but it's only 2.5 %!!! that is no fun for anyone....
Now it is possible to make this at home and keep it more edgy, just add your favourite energy drink to tenants super for full effect. I believe the punks refer to this as 'upgrading'...
by dan
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

Hi Dan , No worries. Creative Commons v MCPS shouldn’t be prob. They must be linked somewhere to ensure the correct person gets their royalities. Also, they must know about clearing your Catalogue Number. All manufacturing is done by Catalogue Number ONLY and therefore I have to assume also Royalty ...
by dan
Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:02 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

Right then some changes... Firstly: Me and Gazza just added up the track times ( well Gazza did it really I just watched) and they clock in at.... Side 1 - 7 mins 16 seconds!!! Side 2 - 6 mins 48 secs!!! can anyone spot the problem? You may refer to previous notes... So we spoke to Mikey. He is up f...
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: the record cover
Replies: 26
Views: 28598

Do we want logos? I think it should be just hand drawn - if we used them they should be redrawn by Mags i reckon, what do you say hey?
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: the record cover
Replies: 26
Views: 28598

can you send me link and put it on forest computer in the Forest Records folder which i think is on desktop. Nice! Now all we need it unme from the elusive Herr Krumins. Dai - you want to noise him up for us?
d x
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

ORDER:

unme - moon mountain
crave - park//ride
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

Latest email send to 7" pressers

Hi Keith, sorry about the delay in getting back to you, Forest Records has been on tour... But we're ready to send you tracks and info now, but I have one question - we use creative commons licensing (http://creativecommons.org/) rather than MCPS will this be a problem? Also - what address should we...
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: 7" Info
Replies: 26
Views: 27276

7" Info

I'm going to try and collate all ForRec001 info here for easy access.
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: the record cover
Replies: 26
Views: 28598

Respect!!1 It's all happening now gaydees and lentil men Ok the title - how about: 'FOREST' written in big on it on the front. Then info on back: Track listing Forrec001 'my beat is a forest' and ___/250 then info sheet inside it with info about forest and forest records catalogue on it? the groove....
by dan
Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: the record cover
Replies: 26
Views: 28598

So Pendulums info:

Moon Mountain (forest mix) by The Pendulums
http://www.thependulums.co.uk
http://www.myspace.com/thependulums


So just Crave and Krumins left - J & D - remember that chat we had down by the riverside....?
d xxx
by dan
Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:13 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: the record cover
Replies: 26
Views: 28598

aye ok I'm getting onto it, sorry been busy in my own head recently. magda- i will try and get info off all bands and get it to you asap.
d x
by dan
Thu Mar 15, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest Records Catalogue
Replies: 18
Views: 26870

hey -
I NEVER said anyone could touch let alone listen to MGM. ok maybe i did...

anyway I just spoke to mikey, the balkan CD arrives on Monday, all finished, hooray!! But it's true, it has catalogue number FR001 on it.
so there we are.
viva la revolution
by dan
Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: zapatista coffee!
Replies: 62
Views: 92321

why take the piss? why buy balaclavas from army surplus store (unless the idea meant as intentional irony i suppose)? if you want zapatista souveniers/dressy up clothes to sell you could speak to Edinburgh Chiapas Group, they can surely get you some good ones (the dolls are real nice, and the lighte...
by dan
Fri Mar 09, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: meeting minutes
Replies: 9
Views: 8915

i think we should write something as a collective. any start ideas? also i don't think we should write too much on front, and then put some more on back about forest and the idea etc. and then put even more on a little free sheet which could be stuck inside the record sleeve for people to discover a...
by dan
Fri Mar 09, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: meeting needed - building army!!
Replies: 31
Views: 34590

and they could fix the organ!!!
really this could be true, it's an easy project for lazy people
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: WHICH TRACK WHICH SIDE?
Replies: 4
Views: 4405

fine
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Music Petition for Govt
Replies: 0
Views: 2272

Music Petition for Govt

Hey got this via Forest Records messaging: MUSIC PETITION There is a government move to make it very difficult for musicians to perform live in small venues, or for schools, pubs and charities to raise money for causes through musical events. The new legislation will inhibit the central role music m...
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: WHICH TRACK WHICH SIDE?
Replies: 4
Views: 4405

sounds good, except i disagree, i think one line songs should be one after the other on side b. gives it a bit of a theme, you know, a sort of vibe
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: meeting minutes
Replies: 9
Views: 8915

Re: myspaz mice pace

bill wrote:i hate myspace.....my "friends" made me do it
this is not a valid excuse. What if your 'friends' we the Gestapo? Maybe they are....

Anyway - do we now have a multi-burner Cd thing of dreams?
Do we now have a CD printer?

I can tell you one thing we don't have- a mini-bus. It's sold sold sold.
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: meeting minutes
Replies: 9
Views: 8915

i guess deadline is ASAP so we can get printing - say 16th March? is that too soon?
by dan
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: my glasses are missing and i loved them!
Replies: 8
Views: 7493

ok i vowed not to do this, but it's bandwogon time:
http://www.jdharris.co.uk/pinhole-glass ... index.html
get on board. surely we could all do with these...
by dan
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: terra folk: discuss:
Replies: 5
Views: 5847

no to charging i agree but there should be some application process so serious people come and get involved and the workshop is useful. I think some A4 sheet of quesitons or something to tax people a bit so you can weed out the layabouts. this should be publicised around the place, on bongo list etc...
by dan
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: avatar
Replies: 10
Views: 9053

it wasn't me.
ethics and morals doesn't exist anymore though, you need to be referred to the deparment of vice and virtue.
by dan
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Table-top design
Replies: 17
Views: 16368

hey maybe you could sell off some of the painted tables and make way for new ones? Or otherwise I'd like to get my hands on them and replace them with plain ones? The wall mural is fine to paint over cos you can't remove it, but it seems strange to just paint over something beautiful when the option...
by dan
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Images and CD layout things
Replies: 0
Views: 2634

Images and CD layout things

hey there's good stuff for us from the compugeek crew here:
http://theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?p=7755
by dan
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting yes meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 7811

I like something like 'one foot in the groove' - 'close to hte groove' you know, it's punny.