Minute Taker

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    The Darkest Summer
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    Neon Lines - Walter Alienson,
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    Running up That Hill (A Deal with God)
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    Under the Ivy
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    The Darkest Summer - piano version
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British singer-songwriter/producer Ben McGarvey, known as Minute Taker, makes what NOTION describes as "beautiful electronic-orientated pop songs" with "haunting melodies, electronic beats & soulful singing" (TIME OUT).
From his small home studio on the Pennine moors he uses vocals, piano, synths & a whole lot of imagination to craft his emotive & nostalgic songs. Along with releasing 2 critically acclaimed albums, several EPs & official remixes for Yazoo & Erasure, he’s also gained a reputation for his inventive cover versions of classic songs by some of his favourite artists including Kate Bush, Eurythmics, Madonna, Depeche Mode, Björk, Tori Amos & Pet Shop Boys.
His upcoming 80s-inspired album 'WOLF HOURS' is preceded by the singles 'Hearts', 'Not Afraid' & 'The Darkest Summer', each with a music video inspired by retro movie dream sequences, set at different points in time.
'Neon Lines' a brand new song for 2021 (via 1981) is a collaboration with Costa Rican artist Walter Alienson. After meeting in an online synthwave group, the pair joined forces remotely to create this irresistibly nostalgic synth-pop song that explores a sense of disconnection from the modern world & a yearning for the comfort & simplicity of the past. Furthermore, the song celebrates how retrowave music brings like-minded people from all over the world together in their shared love of all things 80s... “we dream tonight in neon lines”.
Find out more at minutetaker.net

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