Modern Needs


Modern Needs* is a monthly listening and dance party featuring garage, beat, punk, psych, soul, ska, reggae, power-pop, and rock’n’roll sounds from the 1950s to the now... The night is hosted by the Going In Style Sound System which was founded by Dead Flowers Productions head honcho Mr. Lee. and features special guest DJs and monthly musical themes, at Banter in scenic Brooklyn, U.S.A.

Past guests have included: Eric Davidson (New Bomb Turks/Livids), Lupe Loop (Discovery/Les Sans Culottes), Pickabar (45 Adapters/ SPQR), Ben Diesel (Sweet Diesel/The Brought Low), Leah Lugosi (Nouvellas), Cool Hands Luke, Jami Wolf (Livids/Shop Fronts/Zodiac Killers), Tom Dash (Imaginary Icons/Dot Dash), Bolo (45 Adapters), Big Sir (Whooping Crane/The Creatures Of The Golden Dawn), Sleepy (The Agit Reader), Dean Rispler (Manitoba/Drug Front Records), Ben The Beyonder, Chris Powers (Firenza Tide/Vibratone Records), Viking Thrust (LiveFastDie/Electric Shadows), Anna Anabolic (Party Lights), Quitty (Party Lights), Agent Jay (The Slackers/Crazy Baldhead), DJ Harry (Last Laugh Records), DJ Birbal, Ronin The Swordsman (DoubleBarrel/Copasetic), Benzoil (Imaginary Icons/Pist-N-Broke), HeavySoul, Spag (Two Man Advantage), Blurry Murray (Sweet Diesel/Another Saturday Night), Mr. Vacation, Captain Heartlock (The Electric Mess/Madam Robot & The Lust Brigade), and Jonny Quest (SPQR).


* Named after the Really Red song of the same name.