Tag Archives: Mountain Schmountain

New Notts Music Explosion!

There are a whole new bunch of great Notts music coming out in the next few months, some of it from First Tuesday members, former pupils and collaborators. Following up his excellent Aeon album Scor-Zay-Zee is releasing the Gangsta Wraps (Take … Continue reading

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Behind The Song: Advice Regarding The Treatment Of Bullet Wounds no. 2

Listen to the song here I usually try to take a book with me wherever I go but one night in 2013 I went to see Mountain Schmountain at the Malt Cross I was book-less and bored waiting for the gig … Continue reading

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Indie/Major

Mountains? I’ve seen mountains! If Weird Al was a poetry slam champion…It would sound nothing like this. Download      mp3 demo      Chords (pdf) Ever since I discovered Nottingham songwriter Simon J Curd (who records as Mountain Schmountain) I’ve been … Continue reading

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Top 10 Albums of 2013*

1) The Wilderness – ks Rhoads There’s nothing lower case about ks’s (?) epic soundscapes. His debut album also contains some great tracks (Dark Hotel for one) but The Wilderness has been stuck on my mp3 player ALL YEAR LONG. … Continue reading

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Mountain Schmountain

I love this band. Such clever imagery and attention to detail. Here’s Mountain Schmountain live in session for The Beat on the Beeb More Mou Schmou here

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FAWM +10 – 11

+10 Worked on some lyrics which I had a coffee in a pub. Nice break for half an hour from the stress of the day. Spent hours uploading my EP to Bandcamp and Noisetrade. +11 Working on songs at school … Continue reading

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Top 10 Music Releases of 2012

Here’s the music that’s rocked my world in 2012* 1) Perfect Wreck (EP) (2012) – Mountain Schmountain 2) Ghosts Upon The Earth (2011) – Gungor 3) I Done A Album (2011) – Beardyman 4) To The Five Boroughs (2004) – … Continue reading

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Top 10 Nottingham Songs of 2012

2012 has been a great year for the Notts music scene – here’s my favourite tracks 1) Fruit Salad (Live) – Jake Buckley 2) Unnatural Stances – Mountain Schmountain 3) Skydivin’ – Tazer 4) Why You Running Away? – Ady … Continue reading

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Nottingham Sounds – Mountain Schmountain: Perfect Wreck EP

  I have to recommend an EP that I absolutely LOVE. Nottingham singer/songwriter/bassist/graphic designer Simon J. Curd‘s solo project Mountain Schmountain has a small but perfectly formed EP out called “Perfect Wreck“. What do I love about it? Simon’s arranging … Continue reading

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The Fanboy Files #1

Cos I’m too busy making music to listen to music (even, sadly, my own) during Feb – the only new music I’m listening to is being made by my fellow FAWMers. Here’s some people I’ll be checking out further when … Continue reading

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