Holly Taymar and Chris Bilton are York’s leading purveyors of Subversive Acoustic Sophistipop. Through Holly’s early solo beginnings learning her craft at acoustic nights across Yorkshire and Chris’ various attempts to conquer the world through many emo-screamo bands, the pair met and teamed up in 2009 and started to make beautiful music.
Since then – BBC Radio 2 airplay from Steve Lamacq and Sir Bob Harris, relentless touring in the UK and many firm friends met along the way; Holly and Chris continue to craft perfectly executed laid-back acoustic songs. Not just any songs though – Subversive, Acoustic Sophistipop songs. Don’t know what that means? Neither do we! Why not pop to a gig and find out. Or just listen on the Internet. Why not.
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