Forest Records meeting minutes,
Present – Jane, Dai, Dan
• Distribution – who will send what where?
• Inner sleeves
• Future Releases
The purpose of the record is for promotion of us and our artists, not necessarily money making. We should send out to as many people as possible.
When stocking in shops, see if they take a cut and make sure we get $5 back from each sale.
Dan will take 5 records to Avalanche and poster from bb
Jane will take 5 to Mono in Glasgow, and a poster
Dai will take 10 copies home to Wales, giving 5 to Spills and 5 to My KungFu records
Dai will send a copy to Andy Kershaw
Dan to that guy in Lewis
Isle of Lewis
Julian Cope - Dai
Sunburned Hand of Man - Dan
The Wire - Dai
The Skinny - Jane
NME – Jane
The List – Dai
Edinburgh Seven for a fox themed review - Dan
All UK social centres – Jane will ask Shannon for a list of addresses
Dan sends 5 copies to American friends who have contacts
Dan sends 5 copies to Macheney
Jane to send 10 to Dirk
Jane will contact her London people and see if they know distribution places, and send them.
Golden Hour on tour will take some records with (Jane)
Dai will source envelopes ASAP so we can start sending.
***Post on the distro sticky if you have addresses. Post anything you do on the sticky sales and distrob xxx*****
Need doing. We will instigate a weekly funday of colouring in things. Mondays at 5. Jane will make a poster to advertise, and bb it, etc. You should all come and immortalize your good selves
Forest Records is interested to hear about the planned make-an-ep-in-a-night party. Perhaps we will support you with benevolent guidance and love. Perhaps not. Xxx
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