without winter is the solo project of taylor james de bos. originally from rural northeast ohio, de bos started out by playing in alternative rock bands in 2011 while studying at the university of akron, before leaving school and moving to cleveland, ohio.
over the next few years, de bos would host d.i.y. shows with a guitar and loop pedal under the name without winter in basements, alleyways, and local pubs until 2015, where he began recording the self-titled debut album with producer christian james-hand. after it’s release, without winter performed throughout 2016 as a four-piece live band.