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Rise of the Synths:
Screening & Decibels Fest Launch Party
Wednesday, October 27
doors @ 7:30pm;
movie @ 8:00pm.
synthwave. electro pop. midtempo. house. retrowave. synthpop.
all ages.
Buy Tickets
Gen. Adm. — $15

VIP Table Service Packages (What's this?)
Pizza Special, Admit 5 — $130
Downstairs, Admit 6 — $420
Upstairs, Admit 9 — $615
Double, Admit 12 — $690
Movie screening at 7:30pm; Turbo Drive dance party after!

"The Rise Of The Synths" is the story of how in the mid 2000s, a group of composers from around the world and with the help of Myspace, spontaneously created an underground music scene known as "Synthwave": electronic modern composition heavily inspired by the soundtracks of cinema, TV and video games from 1980's pop culture.

The last few years have seen a true 80s revival in different ambits. Films such as "Drive", "It Follows", "Ready Player One", and TV series like "Stranger Things" and "Glow", among others, show a trend. Random revival or an emerging cultural phenomenon?

Narrated by John Carpenter, the film explores: "Why now, this nostalgia for the 80s that not only affects music but cinema and aesthetics in general? Where does it come from? And what will become of it?" Let's discover what Synthwave really is before it bursts into the mainstream or dies without glory!

Tickets and Seating Information:

General Admission tickets do not include guaranteed seating. Seating is first come, first served.

Pizza Special: A table for five, admission for five, and a large two topping pizza!

VIP Booths: These are against the wall and include admission for six and bottle service. They do not have an unimpeded view of the movie screen, however.


Because antivaxxers have ruined it for everybody, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination before entering DNA Lounge: either your original CDC Vaccination Card (not a copy or photo); or the CA DPH Vaccination QR Code, downloadable from myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov. A valid, government-issued photo ID is also required for entry.

You must wear a mask while indoors.

Partially vaccinated? No. Negative test? No. Student ID? No.