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Postby Jane » Tue Oct 31, 2006 11:23 am

who is in for deciding the 7 inch...

closing date was 13oct, 3 weeks ago now, perhaps it is time we meet again, no? meeting this week, wed or thurs?

if anyone has yet to listen to tracks, they are on i tunes in the office puter, folder named forest records.
i also burnt some cds to take away and listen to in the comfort of your own home, plus they are on the cafe computer upstairs to whistle while you work.

the pressure is on if we are still heartset on a stocking filler....

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Postby Jimmy Bastard » Tue Oct 31, 2006 12:28 pm

Why not thrash it out with a meal and some wine at one of our flats.
Consensus could be difficult
so maybe Chris should design a voting system not unlike the one used for in house S.C.C.s
It's never failed us yet.
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Postby thehemulen » Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:39 pm

and don't 4get about the compilation!

rvw is talking about his new album too.

if you want stocking fillers print up some of my xmass ep...
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Postby Gaz » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:17 am

We met. We listened. We narrowed down.

Everyone had their own favourites.
This would be my 7 inch line-up

Side A:
Pendulums "Moon Mountain"
Hermitage Rising

Side B:
Team Turnip (second song)
Bruce Willis

Other songs I like:
Team Turnip (first song)
Gutbuckets

Anyone else?
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Postby swithun » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:31 am

I like Gaz's side A. For side B I would have un-me (Mikey's rap) and either song 41 (speedboat/speedwagon/something?) or something from Conflict Diamonds.
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Postby robin » Thu Nov 02, 2006 2:35 pm

A
Speedboat - Fist Parade
Team Turnip - No.2 song

B
Conflict Diamond - Oxytocine
Kyon and Dyems - UNME
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Making Your Mind Up

Postby Gaz » Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:59 pm

MAKING YOUR MIND UP - 18/04/1981
3 weeks at #1 - 12 weeks on chart

You gotta speed it up, and then you gotta slow it down
Coz if you believe that our love can hit the top
You gotta play around
But soon you will find that there comes a time
For making your mind up

You gotta turn it on, and then you gotta put it out
You gotta be sure that it's something everybody's
Gonna talk about
Before you decide that the times arrived
For making your mind up


Has a truer word ever been said (while whipping off a skirt?)

Perhaps the people who entered are wondering what is going on...
I've had some people ask me what's happening with the 7 inch.
Seeing as it was so widely hyped we should see this thing through.

What are your top picks Dai, Chris and Jane?
Anyone else who wants to help make a decision go to the office computer and listen to the tracks under "Forest Records" on the itunes (by the end of this week perhaps??)
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Postby Jimmy Bastard » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:18 pm

My 4
1 The Pendulums - Moon Mountain
(folky stereolab)
2 Little Lamp Records - I Ride My Camel
(Gimme gimmicky or gimme death)
3 Crave
('love's got a theme song' fact: i lost my virginity in 1990)
4 The Krumin Brothers
(homegrown and kinda big. Mikey got soul)
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Postby dan » Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:22 pm

should we have a meet up to decide then? Friday eve? Or Sat day? or you know whenever is good for people...
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Postby thehemulen » Fri Nov 17, 2006 7:14 pm

the pendulums are good people (folky stereolab has got to be good) and krumins are old-school forest so i would support both of them although i havent heard any of the tracks
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Postby laura » Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:20 pm

just thought I should bring it to your attention that team turnip maybe in the process of changing their name to romulus - they were in last night and asked me to amend the events book with a new name.

it may be that they have just changed the line up though and are using a different name for that reason. might want to chekc it out though.
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the results are out...!!!!!!

Postby dan » Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:03 pm

and it's a draw. some fukin surprise.
so:
here arew the winnners and the nearly winners:
UnMe - Jane (J), Chris (Cr), Dai (Die), Swithen (S), Robin (R) - 5 votes!!! congratulations. It's out of a maximum of 7 votes - which no-one got so you did very well.
Pendulums (moon Mountain) - Dan (D), die, j, s, Gareth (g) - 5 Votes. Very well done!!
Park and Ride (Markham) - J, Die, D, S 4 votes - not bad at all!!!

Now here it gets a bit tougher.
this category is called the 3 vote one. they all got 3 votes. we need to cut three songs into one. or a mega medley mix. ideas for how to do this please.
they are:

Team Turnip (song 2?) - G, R, Cr

Speedboat (Fist Parade) - S, D, R

Crave - J, Die, Cr.

Please help us. we are so tired.

Everyone - vote for which tune you like best out of these. Do it soon. do it now. do it. just do it.
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Postby dan » Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:04 pm

i vote speed bote - it gives the rock edge we all crave so much
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Postby Jane » Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:07 pm

i vote crave

it gives the rock edge we all bote so much. it makes nice noises in my head.
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Postby swithun » Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:07 pm

Speedboat. Don't mess with fist power.
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Postby Jane » Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:06 pm

chris, dai, robin, gareth, get yer filthy selves on it and vote so we can send this baby off for an easter no 1.

also+++ ARTWORK. chris, have you been drawing pictures? has anyone?

also~~~COMPILATION, we have choices to make for this sweet cassette tape, we had good ideas for the opener and closer at the meeting....

also^^^ PROMOTION. how long will it take between sending off and getting the stuff - should we start to think about these things sooon?

maybe another meeting within a week soon to keep the tuneful soup boiling?
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Postby Gaz » Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:23 am

Team Turnip is a very good song...
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Postby Jimmy Bastard » Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:06 pm

Crave edges it for me.
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Postby Gaz » Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:58 pm

Okay...what's going on? Has Crave edged it? Or is the 'Boat still in there?

Is it Crave? If so looks like the decision's been made then.

So the final line up is:
UnMe
Pendulums (Moon Mountain)
Park and Ride (Markham)
Crave

Not my choice but are we agreed?
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Postby thehemulen » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:06 pm

sup peoples!

can someone please zip+mail or yousendit me (dirkmarkham@hotmail.com) the other three tracks so i can hear what i'm up against?

Park and Ride is not by "markham" - rather the Hemulen...

spoke to gazza about this in dezember but: the seven inch should be a series - with a snappy title like "my beat is a forest", or maybe just "Forest singles club #1"

look 4ward to hear the stuff.

peace,

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Postby dan » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:07 pm

well it's 2 votes each to crave and speedboat by my calculations. and chris and Robin still need to vote. Robin maybe is not able to do so due to his Argentine disposition but CP certainly can. And now his is the seat of power. Do it C. vote. and end this thing
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Postby chris » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:19 pm

crave, but a different song!!!
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Postby Gaz » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:21 pm

unless chris and robin vote turnip and all be good...
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Postby dan » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:28 pm

chris wrote:crave, but a different song!!!

you fusker. what does that mean then? I would agree however.
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Postby dan » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:30 pm

i like 'my beat is a forest' as a title... peoples?
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Postby Gaz » Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:10 pm

this is my fave:

http://www.myspace.com/teamturnip

"photos of the staff"

or

"lapdog"

we should support this guy...
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Postby ravanwin » Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:24 am

oh, hey, if you have selected the pendulums tune to be on the record, martin says they have a better mix of it... so you should get it from him.
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Postby dan » Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:34 pm

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?
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Postby chris » Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:46 pm

we need to figure craves song out...
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Postby beev » Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:38 pm

Why isn't the camel song on there? I strongly object to any vinyl that doesn't have the camel song! It ain't right!
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Re: decisions?

Postby Gaz » Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:29 pm

i vote lapdog!! :wink:

still good:

http://vimeo.com/12643125

woof!
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