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Get down with ... DJ Frankie Vega

Who: Frankie Vega, 32, a Chicago DJ born and raised in Bridgeport. Sound: Vega plays a mix of acid, techno, minimal and electro. Where: As the Majestic Nightlife crew, Vega and pal Matt Wojcik bounce around town to throw happenin’ techno parties; check out majesticnightlife.com for deets on upcoming gigs. Vega also hosts and plays at Bots!, a party on the fourth Saturday of every other month at Lava; next up: Sept. 22. Need-to-know: When he’s not spinning, Vega stays busy in the studio. He co-produced “Tiger Strut” with Gabe Palomo on Zuvuya, and he’s recently remixed tracks for Tim Xavier, Woody McBride, and local techno darlings Jason Patrick and Sassmouth. Listen to his music at beatport.com. People get ready: Techno-heads can hear Vega bang it Aug. 24 with Woody McBride, Louis Osbourne and The Pink Machine Sound System at Smart Bar; Oct. 12 with Prototype 909 at Smart Bar; and Oct. 19 with Adam Beyer and Sassmouth at Spy Bar. -- Mary Susan Littlepage, metromix special contributorMike Rosley photo sent courtesy of Frankie Vega