FRANKIE VEGA guest mix + new music from JANA RUSH, LONE, PURELINK + more, on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. Veteran Chicago DJ/Producer FRANKIE VEGA begins the program with a mix of straight for the dancefloor midwest techno, previewing his set at the debut I ♥ ACID CHICAGO event 4/29. VEGA emerged from the 90s rave scene, throwing raves as part of Mushgroove crew, working behind the counter at the legendary southside Chicago record store Hot Jams + helping run the Strictly Hype + Blue Line record labels. In the 2000s, he moved to promoting club events as In Your System + holding down residencies at Smartbar + Primary. As a producer, VEGA has released music on numerous labels, including DJ PIERRE’s Afro Acid, WODDY MCBRIDE’s Communique records + MAZI’s Fresh Meat, to name a few. WIDMAN follows with a few techno + acid selections, before getting into rave breaks, footwork dnb hybrids + jungle. [aired 21 April 2022 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7FM]

Guest Mix

AtomTM “Audioaktive” (Futuristic Shit Vol. I, NN, 2022)
Wagon Christ “Alright” (Recepticon, People of Rhythm, 2022)
Lauren Flax “Endless Summer (Posthuman Remix)” (Balkan Vinyl, 2021)
Notion “Danger” (Outsider, 2022)
MoMA Ready “Something To Say (Party Dub)” (2022)
Swankout “Don of All Don’s” (Form & Motion Records, 2022)
Lone “Natural Aerials (Mouth of God Part Two)” (Natural Ariels, Greco Roman, 2022)
Batu “Inner Space” (I Own Your Energy, Timedance, 2021)
Mr. Mitch “Likkle Taste” (WORK!, 2022)
Neil Landstrumm “Time for the Foghorn” (Sell By Date, Scandinavia Works, 2022)
Purelink “One for the Angels” (Puredub, Lillerne Tapes, 2022)
Sirr TMO “Footwork Bassanova” (888 (Infinity), Teklife, 2022)
Jana Rush “Unk” (Dark Humor, Planet MU, 2022)
Aquarian “Death, Taxes & Hanger” (Mutations I: Death, Taxes & Hanger, Dekmantel, 2022)