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Ali Findlay
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Posted on Tuesday, 29 July, 2003 - 06:45 pm:   

Hi. I am 23 and have lived in Forest Hill since October '02 and I was wondering where people would recommend I go to meet people of a similar interest to me. I am a budding guitarist/singer-songwriter and I am looking to start a band soon. Any help on this would be much appreciated, my e-mail address is:
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Posted on Friday, 20 August, 2004 - 08:55 am:   

Hi Ali,

What kind of stuff do you play? I also live in Forest hill and play drums.... My influences? (I'm glad you asked) fairly eclectic really Supergrass, Led Zep (but don't get your hopes too high I'm not that good), Smashing Pumkins, The Cure, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Pearl Jam (Damn! These are all oldies!!! Ok, I also like Blink 182, Red hot chilly peppers ( in small doses and the old stuff more than the "By the Way" overdose we've been subjected to over the past year), Morcheeba, Portishead, massive attack, Faithless....Ok I'll stop here you get the idea.


Thanks for the tip, I'll go and check it out.
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Posted on Friday, 20 August, 2004 - 10:09 am:   


Do you live not far off Westwood Park? I think I might have heard some of your work!!! Good taste btw.

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Posted on Friday, 20 August, 2004 - 10:28 am:   


I live on Church Rise. I doubt you've heard me play (I haven't been in a "serious" band since 98) although the heavy rain we've had lately may have something to do with the unique quality of my work.....

Joking aside I'd love to play again and if anyone is interested in starting up a band let me know!!!!
Philip Wale
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Posted on Tuesday, 31 August, 2004 - 03:44 pm:   

As manager for The Hobgoblin Public House in Forest Hill we are currently looking for new talent. We are the only public house in forest hill with a 2am entertainment license on fri & Sat.
We are looking for bands, solo's, duo's, comediens, magicians etc.....
Anyone interested please pop in your demo(all demos are listened to and returned)or contact me via email
Thanks Phil
BaggyDave (Unregistered Guest)
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Posted on Friday, 18 February, 2005 - 09:17 pm:   

Tueesday in the Forest Hill Hotel, or the Hob otherwise

And why has none of you contributed to all the various stuff on FH music scene in recent postings??
Marcus (Unregistered Guest)
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Posted on Sunday, 20 February, 2005 - 08:58 pm:   

Philip - any chance you can give the Hob a facelift/makeover? It's a bit manky looking outside and a bit of an student's union inside. no offence intended, just my 2p's worth.
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Posted on Monday, 21 February, 2005 - 11:59 am:   

The Hob is fine as it is - it's a proper pub and always has a good atmosphere. Rather a 'student's union' atmosphere than a gang of 12 year olds getting out of their heads on alcopops at 50p a throw. If you want bland chain pubs or bar/restaurants, then there are plenty of these in the area.

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