Future Funktion, Seattle’s own Retro-futuristically themed alternative dance party, is proud to present the Resident DJ’s from San Francisco’s DNA Lounge based TURBO DRIVE! With 80’s nostalgia, retro funk and synth heavy melodic vibes to set the audioscape, paired with high end projection mapping and modern audio reactive visuals and lighting by ImmersionXR, Future Funktion creates a neon haven in the Timbre Room at the Kremwerk complex.
Turbo Drive is the longest running Synthwave party in the world! Spinning music by artists like: Kavinsky, Carpenter Brut, Perturbator, Dance with the Dead, Com Truise, Gost, Robert Parker, Cut Copy, Lazerhawk, Chromeo, College, Electric Youth, Miami Nights 1984, 80’s Stallone, Futurecop!, The Outrunners, FM Attack, Mitch Murder, Noir Deco, Garth Knight, Power Glove and much more.
DJ Devon (Turbo Drive founder) formed the event at San Francisco’s DNA Lounge booking live Synthwave acts and DJs surrounded by a neon futuristic aesthetic of visuals and led decor. He’s also responsible for FM-84 and The Midnight’s very first live performance as well as debuting Carpenter Brut to a sold out San Francisco audience.
Meikee Magnetic joined Turbo Drive after the 2nd year and has held a strong DJ residency since. He started his DJ career in Tokyo Japan being inspired by it’s futuristic energy he performed live on MTV Japan, BBC London, Electronic Music Festivals and atop MT Fuji. Meikee’s been deeply involved in nightlife since a teenager from San Francisco, Japan, Miami Ultra Music Festival, Mexico, Los Angeles and beyond.
Drawbird and RNDM CHLD will be opening the night with their first ever B2B melodic synth inspired performance, each bringing their flavor of heavily vibey and dramatic synth genres.
This is a 21+ event.