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Tim Hunter

Musician - Producer - Composer - Songwriter

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©YorkshirePost Newspapers Picture James Hardisty @snapperjim

I am a songwriter,producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Knaresborough North Yorkshire, UK. I write in a lot of styles (including instrumental) and that's why I have various music projects on the go - all  recorded at my private studio, Northern Soundscapes. These projects can all be found on my Bandcamp site.

Two projects lean towards the 'Prog'/Art Rock sphere ('TimMusicWorld' - specialising in music inspired by Yorkshire history and culture and 'Silver Hunter' - an Anglo-French collaboration). Another project 'Light Engineering' leans towards the esoteric end of 80s pop.  I also compose instrumental music: this ranges from electronica and prog through to Smooth Jazz. Instrumental influences include Peter White, Mike Oldfield,Vangelis and Tangerine Dream. Songwriting-wise I'm influenced by anything Trevor Horn was involved in, plus 10cc; Supertramp; Genesis, Steely Dan; The Alan Parsons project, Al Stewart and many more including, of course, The Beatles. I also like Baroque Classical music e.g. Handel, Bach etc. 

This music is all available on also broadcast Quarterly Podcasts on MixCloud  featuring news and latest updates about my music. 


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TimMusicWorld 'Through his musical albums, Knaresborough composer Tim Hunter helps bring to life the stories and legends of Yorkshire's rich heritage.' Yorkshire Post May 2020

'..home –made prog Alan Parsons-sized concept…Hunter’s songwriting is decent, solid and fun..'

Review of 'Living In A Looking Glass World, Prog Magazine 110 2020.

Silver Hunter:  'brilliant soft prog' Christian Décamps (Ange)

Light Engineering: 'a lot of very good songs and talented playing ...this is an album soaked in the 80’s!' VelvetThunder 

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