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by dan
Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: No Borders UK Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 2808

No Borders UK Meeting

Hey this could be good, are people up for going through?
No Borders UK Meeting
Glasgow, 10/11 March 2007

Building solidarity and direct action in the struggle against the migration control system. For freedom, equality and justice.

info here: http://www.openborders.org.uk/
by dan
Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting yes meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 7907

ooh we have to decide what to write on inner run-off of record too. this is most exciting
by dan
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting yes meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 7907

Meeting yes meeting

Hey ok it's a little short notice but keeps everyone on their feet...
Friday 2nd March - 5pm - Forest.
Talk about: artwork, pressing of 7", Future compilation, future releases (how to get them), launch party for 7", other things.
See you there I hope,
dan xx
by dan
Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: mural: fun and games
Replies: 9
Views: 7816

this will be nice.
and you can get free paints from Peffer Paints if you call them up and ask them nicely about their surplus paints, they have a big store of them out back.
http://www.pefferpaint.co.uk/
Make sure to mention the charity angle etc...
by dan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: holidays
Replies: 0
Views: 2475

holidays

it's that time of year. These people are very very good, they did the Guantanamo Bay construction in Manchester too: Artists needed for Manchester climate change project Wythenshawe Forever! is a climate change awareness project taking place in Wythenshawe, south Manchester between April and June 20...
by dan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: littlelamp?
Replies: 2
Views: 3904

hey i think this would be great. We need to work out the submissions policy and how we deal with them, i have in my clutches another CD for us to think about. Time for another legendary Forest Records meeting i think. When you want?
by dan
Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Vinyl time
Replies: 5
Views: 5189

Anyway we need two sentences of up to 8-10 words each. Or one long sentence to be split over the 2 sides.
I think we're going to need a meeting to decide this one.
by dan
Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Vinyl time
Replies: 5
Views: 5189

I've got a record of heavy cultish chanting and accordian playing.
The centre groove says: 'The grave's a fine and quiet place......but none I think do there embrace'
by dan
Tue Feb 20, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Vinyl time
Replies: 5
Views: 5189

Vinyl time

Hey. So... We can get 7 mins on each side of vinyl. I think that's ok with what we got. And (here's the big news): we can write a sentence in the vinyl on each side too, you know in the centre at the end of the record. I like these things very much and think we should do it. But the big question is:...
by dan
Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: writing on money?
Replies: 5
Views: 4771

'god is great'
by dan
Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: writing on money?
Replies: 5
Views: 4771

I once got a 20 pound note out of the bank machine and it had 'allah wakhbar' stamped in arabic on the queen's head. So that was a surprise.
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Free cultural works license for publishing
Replies: 8
Views: 6687

Here's the release guidelines for Earth Monkey, some fine folk from the lake district: Guidelines for Earth Monkey Productions/Talking Monkey releases: * All tracks will be available free to download on Earth Monkey Productions via The Internet Archive with full artwork. * The tracks will be license...
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 2:43 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Communications
Replies: 4
Views: 4627

Reply:

Dear Forest Records

Thank you for getting back to me. Yes, I'd be interested in submitting
something in the future. Let me know what you have in mind when a spot
comes up. I'll keep popping my head 'round the Forest door to see
what's
going down.

All the best

harry
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 2:43 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Communications
Replies: 4
Views: 4627

Reply: Hi there Dan, I had forgotten all about this! Thanks for getting back to me, and thanks for your comments. Not to worry on the track failing to make it onto the 7”, (our best work is all over the 3½ minute mark…!). I will happily submit a CD worth of our recent stuff for your listening pleasu...
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Communications
Replies: 4
Views: 4627

here's what I wrote to them: Hi, thanks for your submission for the Forest 7" and I'm sorry it's taken so long to get back to you. I'm sorry to say your track isn't going to be on it, but we really dug it. There's only space for four tunes and we had shedloads of submissions. But there will be compi...
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Free cultural works license for publishing
Replies: 8
Views: 6687

that sounds good to me. Anyone else?
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Communications
Replies: 4
Views: 4627

Communications

Hey I got some replies from the people I emailed about not making the 7"/partipating in future compilation. Should I post them here. Some are funny/interesting, some are not so much but you know, I was just thinking of clarity etc. Also should we set up a Forest Records email address? like forestrec...
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Interesting Mailing Lists to get on
Replies: 0
Views: 2788

Interesting Mailing Lists to get on

There's some good ones here:
http://www.nettime.org/

I particularly reccommend SPECTRE, it's got lots of opportunities for exchanges, residencies etc.
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Releasing work
Replies: 2
Views: 3675

yep i agree but I think here we should focus on what gets released and how we decide. Anyone got any input?
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Free cultural works license for publishing
Replies: 8
Views: 6687

Re: Free cultural works license for publishing

I think that forest records and forest publishing should release stuff under a free cultural works license like this one : You are free: * to Share -- to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work * to Remix -- to make derivative works Under the following conditions: * Attribution. You must at...
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: mission
Replies: 16
Views: 17828

Shannon wrote:Community Action???
Hooray!
by dan
Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Ideas for record sleeve
Replies: 10
Views: 9757

hey that's cool then if others have already seen it. I remember the style.
I don't know how we should decide on the cover. Online or face to face?
by dan
Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: minutes of the meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 4286

chris wrote:dan will contact everyone who didnt get on the 7" and be nice to them about it.
it's done. still didnt' have contact details for kevin murray though. I told them about the forthcoming compilation, asked them to stay in touch etc.
by dan
Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: 7pm Environment & Garden meeting
Replies: 20
Views: 21244

have you managed to get bills from EUS? if no, do you want me to ask around for them?
by dan
Sun Feb 18, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Releasing work
Replies: 2
Views: 3675

Releasing work

Hey We should discuss how we decide what to release as Forest Records and how to do it. I think it would be nice to have lots of different levels of release, from CDRs up. For example, I don't know if Franks group approached anyone about releasing their album through Forest (I take it from Danny's p...
by dan
Sun Feb 18, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Ideas for record sleeve
Replies: 10
Views: 9757

Magda - thankyou for your informative if curt reply. However you declined to answer my further points referring to the foldiness of your desind. Could you please do so now. Chris - I have seen some of your ideas, however I think I need refreshing, and also for the group. If you would be so kind... I...
by dan
Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Ideas for record sleeve
Replies: 10
Views: 9757

hey magda it looks great! Does anyone else have any cover ideas? Are the other pictures in your folder on forest comp for the cover? we would need something for the back too. and the inside of the cover? is this for foldy out poster or not? What do we all think - should it be foldy out or just a sim...
by dan
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: minutes of the meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 4286

dan will offer them the possible dream of appearing on the forthcoming forest compilation. but... dan doesn't have all their contact details. Anyone got some for conflict diamonds?
by dan
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest Records Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 3087

Hey don't forget this is today!!! at 5!!! (I had forgotten...) Come and talk about: Final pressing ideas, cover art (Cover artists please bring your wokr along for discussion) and the future.......
Cd compilation, TAPES and other things. 5pm in Forest. All welcome. see you then
by dan
Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: mission
Replies: 16
Views: 17828

yeah i also think use of the word politics is a big no-no, also as far as I know you can't be a registered charity AND be political (overtly). This is to disallow party politics being represented as charitable. In the past to get over this we just called it community education (or commed to those in...
by dan
Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Final Mixes
Replies: 2
Views: 4540

hey final mixes from dirk, J C Rave and Pendulums on Forest office computer in a folder titled: 'Hot tunes mastered for Forest seven inch' which is in turn in a folder titled 'Forest Records Submissions' which is in turn on the desktop. Mikey?
by dan
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest Records Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 3087

Forest Records Meeting

talk to others about problems
by dan
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting - Artists please read!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 3700

Meeting - Artists please read!!!

Hey Forest records meeting Monday the12th Feb in Forest at 5pm. Sound ok? See you there?
Especially cover art designers, please bring your work so we can see it and go 'hmmm'.
d xx
by dan
Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Final Mixes
Replies: 2
Views: 4540

Final Mixes

Hey there,
so Crave and Pendulums have handed theirs in, Drock said he'd send one this weekend. This only leaves Krumins. Are you happy with the mix of UnMe? Does he ever read this board? questions is what these are.
d x
by dan
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: CD Duplicator
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

the only printing thing I've seen is basically like this: http://www.bigpockets.co.uk/product.php?lang=&product=PRT1031&session=10ff64106f4bd34407c89bb9461057e3 it only does one disk at a time, so could be a drag. Anyone know any others? Also bear in mind if this will really be used, big purchase bl...
by dan
Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: CD Duplicator
Replies: 3
Views: 4250

CD Duplicator

by dan
Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Arty things for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2946

Arty things for sale

Hey here's some stuff for sale. Can you stick on TK list too or speaks if you thinkit would be interesting? i'm off the lists. Ta xxxx You may already be aware that an Edinburgh Based Company called PACE recently went into receivership. This was a very sad day for all involved! Midlothian Associatio...
by dan
Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Badge Maker
Replies: 0
Views: 1122

Badge Maker

just so you know, you can get badges made by calling someone on 07914 805243.
that's all for now
by dan
Mon Jan 22, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Minutes 180107
Replies: 6
Views: 8415

re crave - we discussed all this in the meeting, yes the hemulen only submitted one track but it was a sterling work. Speedbote, Pendulums, other bands whose names i can't remember now, all submitted more and asked us to select. So we applied that principle to Craves work too. Sorry. Anyway we all l...
by dan
Thu Jan 18, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Artists
Replies: 0
Views: 2744

Artists

Dear Crave, Drock, Krumins, Pendulums,
we need WAV files from you of completed tunes by Feb 01 2007. Please comply. Thanks,
Forest Records xxxxxxx
by dan
Thu Jan 18, 2007 6:02 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Minutes 180107
Replies: 6
Views: 8415

Minutes 180107

Forest Records meet up – 18 january 2007 Timing – How long can a 7” be? Dan will investigate. He will contact Keith. Music – John Crave can be on but only as another tune due to the iron fist of Palmer. We listened to ‘From’ from ‘Octopok’, it was good. ‘Yeah’ we said. ‘A good compromise’. ‘Yeah’. S...
by dan
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 4910

I would love to put it in the calendar but can't figure out how to put an event into it. ohh my poor ex-technological brain....
by dan
Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 4910

So it's on? I'll be there at 5 for the meet up, hope to see you all there and any cover art ideas, otherwise I make design out of dried pasta.
by dan
Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Catering Equipment
Replies: 0
Views: 2662

Catering Equipment

Hey i found a load of stainless steel worktops and benches and maybe a small handsink (I can't remember exactly). They are all up for grabs, and apparently one is full of crockery, catering equip etc, but it was too heavy for me to turn around and look inside. They are in front of PolyPak cash and c...
by dan
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Cover Art
Replies: 0
Views: 2871

Cover Art

Hello here's an open call for cover art for the Forest 7".
Please send any design ideas you have to coenoise (at) yahoo.com
or call Dan on 07742 889494 and we can talk, before thurs 18th January.

Dan xx
by dan
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:49 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 4910

Meeting

Hey how's about a meeting on Thurday at 5pm in the Forest downstairs somewhere can we? Please say below if you're in to it...

We need to talk cover art, mastering for vinyl etc...
by dan
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Prices...
Replies: 6
Views: 8127

Hey so there prices are for heavyweight: Hi Dan, The minimum on Heavyweight is 250 @ 45ppu =£112.50p White Labels x 250 @ 3p a pair = £7.50p. White paper sleeves @ 3ppu = £7.50p. Delivery = £40. Total = £447.50p. Vat = £78.31p. To Pay = £525.81p. Cheers Keith McGregor. It's not much more then light ...
by dan
Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: decisions?
Replies: 30
Views: 49472

hey i just spoke to james from pendulums, he says they want to work on the version of the tune for 7". I said ok but give it to us in 2 weeks. he said ok. we both said goodbye then. That sound ok? We could also let the other victors have the same deadline for tune tweaking?
d xxxx