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485C are five rock’n’rolling dreamers lurking at the far Eastern end of the Central Line. They consist of Adam Hume (vocals)
Dom Watson (guitar / vocals)
Lucas Hunt (drums)
Rory McGowan (guitar / occasional vocals) and Sam Watkins (bass / occasional vocals). ‘Strange Medicine’ is their second digital single release following last year’s teeth-rattling ‘She’ll Lie’ Autumnal debut.
485C take us back to a time of refreshing innocence and artistic endeavour: in a career-driven music business where new bands’ live diaries are rigorously controlled to prevent over-exposure 485C are here
The end result is a proper live band
Better still there is an intellectual undercurrent to 485C’s electric trickery: just check the way ‘Strange Medicine’ starts with “The sun will shine on us one day / When the senile minds of leaders rot and decay
Hence even the band name is designed to perplex and provoke: “We wanted a conceptual idea
Better red than dead. Always.
Come see 485C paint the town a certain hue here and here: JANUARY 4TH ST ALBANS The Horn JANUARY 5TH CAMDEN The Monarch (single release party)