Alternative rock band NEEDSHES is formed by singer-songwriter & producer Otabek Salamov in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).
He devoted himself to music from the early childhood. Being a №1 awarded clarinetist in hometown country at the age of 14, he passed the way from a teenager composing and performing metalcore, up to the decision to create melodic brit-pop, indie rock music in 2011, and then the project NEEDSHES appeared.
Beck assembled a full rock band in 2013 and issued first album Feel Alright in 2014, two singles in 2015, EP Mixed Feelings with lead song Time to See on Dec 9, 2016, and new single AUW on Mar 22, 2018.
Music is grouped with various genres, including mostly alternative rock, indie rock and brit-pop, but also blues, funk, reggae, soul. Beck was influenced by all world rock music, but especially U2, David Bowie, A-Ha, Coldplay, The Killers, Muse, Jack White, RHCP, Nirvana.
Current line-up: Beck (vocals, guitars, keys), Ivan Petukhov (guitar), Alexey Manakhov (drums).
In 2017 the song Time to See won Unsigned Only Contest (TN) in Rock genre and became the finalist of two contests - John Lennon Songwriting Contest (NY) and International Songwriting Competition (TN). The song I Believe is in soundtrack to international cartoon Quackerz (2016).