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Star Creature

Label from Tugboat Edits' Tim Zawada and fellow Boogie Munster, Ben Van Dyke specializing in vinyl releases across showcasing the more underground sounds contemporary sounds of Boogie, Disco, Electronic Funk and R&B.

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Aimes/PLEASURE CRUISE FT FALCONE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7008 7
AIMES brings everything good to this release from sun-kissed synths to chimes lapping around your dancing feet, this sort of post-disco can be found on "PLEASURE CRUISE". On the flip, "ACID DREAMING" is an electro- futurist vision of the journey beyond consciousness to realms unknown.
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Bell Boys/SWEAT THE DETAIL & BIG ROLL 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7002 7
Intergalactic new age electro funk out of Chicago. A home run hit out of left field with a blend of futuristic boldness and analog retro vibes. The BELL BOYS (GARRET DAVID/ADAM ROWE) aren't just deejays and work at one of Chicago's best record stores they also know their way around the studio!
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Birdbone Unlimited/FREAKY THINGS... 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7021 7
"THE FREAKY THINGS WE DO" and "ALL THE FREAKS OUT TONIGHT" are contemporary boogie tracks at its finest. With TIM TUCKER on vocals and BRIAN ELLIS on production these cuts have been dancefloor tested at ORIGINAL MIKES in Santa Ana, Cali alongside the FUNK FREAKS CREW. Out on STAR CREATURE.
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Birdbone Unlimited/HEART ATTACK 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7009 7
"HEART ATTACK" is your Uncle Junior's funk-that STACY ADAMS, black love incense, HAI KARATE groove providing the quintessential backdrop to primping for a night at the spot. On the flip, BRIAN ELLIS & TIM TUCKER deliver another sure shot, uptempo, feelgood track with "DON'T STOP".
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Diamond Ortiz/MAKE ME WANNA 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7014 7
STAR CREATURE's first single of 2017 starts with a hot 2 sider. 2 Slamming peak hour floor fillers. These lean more on the Chicago Boogie Vibes than his previous work which is why STAR CREATURE was quick to grab them. Modern RnB at it's finest. Live drums, bass, keys with excellent vocals.
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Donnell Pitman/DO YOU WANNA 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7016 7
A modern disco masterpiece born from a casual introduction between singer DONNELL PITMAN ("any disco deejay worth their weight in vinyl" knows his work from the late 70s and 80s) and KUMAR MCMILLIAN of WINGS OF SUNSHINE. Out on TUGBOAT EDITS' sister label STAR CREATURE RECORDS.
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Donnell Pitman/JOOG WITH ME 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7028 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. DONNELL PIMAN of "LOVE EXPLOSION" & "YOUR LOVE IS DYNAMITE" returns to STAR CREATURE for his second modern 7" on the hometown connection label. Features production duties from WINGS OF SUNSHINE and Japan's LIQUID PEGASUS. Both tracks are 120 bpm plus and both slap!
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E. Live/CATCH YOU SLIPPIN' 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7020 7
E. LIVE really set the tone for STAR CREATURE back in 2015 & now after nearly 2 years, he makes a proper return. His first 2 7" releases have been 2 of the hottest records in the modern funk/disco genre. He works his magic here with a dance floor filler on Side A & an instrumental on the flip.
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E. Live/DO ME LIKE THAT 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7005 7
E. LIVE's sophomore 7" after his now out of print "BE FREE". Two uptempo modern boogie jams. He teams up with fellow Bay area artist CHESTA BLAKE on the A-side which is perfect for peak hour or late night sets at the beach. "FLOATATIONAL DEVICE" is an instrumental jazz funk jam. Repressed!
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E. Live/EVERYBODY 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7001 7
Repressed! Debut on Chicago label STAR CREATURE (run by TUGBOAT EDITS' TIM ZAWADA and CHEF BEN). Bay Area multi-instrumentalist and part-time vocalist E. LIVE (BASTARD JAZZ) drops 2 modern disco cuts that straddle the future/ retro line with R&B Vocals and a mix of live and electronic instruments.
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Family Of Geniuses/LET'S NOT START... 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7027 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Seven piece boogie band from Chicago with their debut on STAR CREATURE featuring peak floor filler "LET'S NOT START A FIGHT" on the A side plus a nice cover of E LIVE's "DO ME LIKE THAT" on the flip. Uptempo party funk just in time for the summer.
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First Touch/TOE JAMMIN' 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7019 7
The Kings of the Euro Funk Scene, Germany's First Touch release their first two sided 7" on STAR CREATURE. These 2 tracks saw a limited CD only release in 2010 but the only copies of that album seem to fetch $100 + online. Both are true instrumental slappers with synth, piano & horn solos for days.
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First Touch/TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7030 7
FIRST TOUCH, the kings of modern funk, return to STAR CREATURE for their 3rd release on the Chicago-based boogie label. Their first single since their debut double LP features vocals from YVONNE GAGE. This combo is dance floor heat with both sides giving us uptempo diva soul boogie.
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Freakway/HOT TOUCH & AIN'T GONNA LAST 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7007 7
Tired of the politics of the Minneapolis funk scene it's rumored the group has taken refuge in Tokyo's late night disco scene. Brilliant and cheeky songwriting with incomparable musicianship sure to make a bold statement in the modern funk scene. B/w "AIN'T GONNA LAST". Out on STAR CREATURE.
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Ground Control/STEP OUT- ALL NIGHT...7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7025 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Another STAR CREATURE debut sure shot, this time from newly formed GROUND CONTROL project headed by DJ FRICTION out of Germany. Another hot 2 slider with "STEP OUT OF THE DARK" & "ALL NIGHT LONG". Test Presses have already been making their way around the globe at rare...
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Hidden Groove/DO YOU WANNA GROOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7033 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Another sure shot boogie down debut for STAR CREATURE presenting unknown contemporary European boogie funk. RnB boogie at it's finest, both sides ready for the dance floor & both sides had the phones ringing off the hook when labelhead TIM ZAWADA debuted them alongside MARK...
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Hotmood/HOTMOOD VOLUME 4 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1202 9
Mexico's HOTMOOD brings the heat. After sold out releases on TUGBOAT EDITS the 4th volume drops on sister label STAR CREATURE. Featuring 4 supreme cuts in HOTMOOD's signature beatdown style. 3 uptempo floor fillers and the 4th is a real scorcher: "WELCOME TO THE BARRIO". Act fast!
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Hotmood/HOTMOOD VOLUME 5 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1205 9
Once again bringing the heat HOTMOOD drops "VOL. 5" of his series on STAR CREATURE a year after the debut came out on TUGBOAT EDITS. Bouncin' between Playa De Carmen and Guadalajara, the tropical climate comes thru on these 4 tracks with his signature style of beatdown funk and jazz.
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Jack Moves, The/ALL MY LOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7032 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. New Jersey's soul slangers THE JACK MOVES re-surface on 45. This 7" revisits 2 uptempo groovers from their WAX POETICS debut, the self titled modern classic featuring a mix of a sweet low rider & modern player soul. These cuts are ready for the dancefloor. Organic sounds for...
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Jehan/AIR DANCER EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1204 9
The debut 6 track EP from Frenchman JEHAN takes a futuristic take to the classic deep French/Chicago house sound. A mix of downtempo early night jams to mid and uptempo floor fillers this record knows no BPM boundaries. Sophisticated movers heavy on the jazz and funk. Out on STAR CREATURE.
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Jehan/MINUTE PAPILLON 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1213 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. French producer & beat maker returns to STAR CREATURE for his sophomore effort & follow up to last year's well received hit, "AIR DANCER EP". This time he focuses on the dance floor with 4 cuts of mid & uptempo deep house flavor in the classic Chicago meets Paris sound....
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Late Night Science/AUTOMATIC FUNK 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1212 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. STAR CREATURE continues it's earthly invasion mining every geographic location possible for the new school funk. The ship has landed in Poland & discovered this group while in Krakow. The 5 track EP has a tickle for every fancy: new school synth funk, melodic boogie & smooth...
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Le'Trell/ON THE ONE & S.O.S. 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7011 7
A mystery surrounds this record that breathes new life into some old funk grooves. The A-side is sure to be a "Modern Funk Anthem", a certified floor filler already making the rounds in Chicago, NYC, Detroit and LA. The flip "S.O.S. (STATE OF SHOCK)" is a moody sax filled jam.
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Love's High/LOVE GENERATOR 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7022 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. STAR CREATURE continues to break new artists, this time debuting "LOVE'S HIGH" a collaborative European effort featuring Israel's SOUL SUPREME and the ALWAYS FRESH KIDS CREW. A Side is modern funk dancefloor primed with classic boogie formatted verses & hooks. B Side is an...
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Ourra Ft Andre Espeut/DON'T BACK DOWN 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7024 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. OURRA teams up with ANDRE ESPEUT again to deliver a hot follow up to one of the highest demanded records 2017 "WHERE THERE'S NO LOVE". The combo is proving to be truly stellar as they put a new school twist on Brit funk with a little modern Italo vibe. ANDRE's voice can't be...
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Ourra/CRYSTAL PALMS LP    $15.00
Catalog #: SC1214 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. After his two 7" releases on STAR CREATURE, OURRA drops an 8 track LP full of lush soundscapes composed of vintage synths and thematic astro vibes. This is true to the modern funk style and movement-a mix of futuristic spaced out deep house and vintage analog Balaeric boogie...
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Ourra/WHEN THERE'S NO LOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7017 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Limited edition repress of this excellent STAR CREATURE 7" single which has been unavailable since July '17. Features vocalist ANDRE ESPEUT to give us 2 sides of a contemporary twist on the sophisticated Jazz Funk days of the UK's past. Soulful grooves, perfect for the...
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Pacific Star/I CAN TELL 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7018 7
West Coast duo with production from STAR CREATURE alum THROWBACK ZACK. Double sided dancefloor heat featuring good combo of talkbox and live vocals from the new to the scene vocalist KEEN SENZES. Funk freaks approved, peak hour smoothness as ZACK continues his heat streak.
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Pink Fink/ROLLER ROCK & BODY 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7031 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. New Orleans horror boogie duo makes their STAR CREATURE debut with 2 straight boogie slappers. Hardcore synth funk that'll rattle your trunk. "ROLLER ROCK" is an uptempo boogie rager with an frightening combo feel or Italo meets So Cal. "BODY" is straight slammin midtempo...
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Saucy Lady/IT'S ALL HERE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7029 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. SAUCY LADY & YUKI KANESAKA are back with another 7" hit. Appearing digitally on SOUL CLAP's "DANCING ON THE CHARLES", the tune has been dance- floor tested & approved. The B side features label-mates SHIRO SCHWARZ with a remix treatment featuring PAMMELA ROJAS with an...
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Saucy Lady/MAGIC DUST 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7023 7
SAUCY LADY is back home with another STAR CREATURE 7"! The label is credited with launching SAUCY LADY into the vibrating universe & since then efforts on the label have been some of the most in demand contemporary boogie & disco. The A Side features a remix by YUKI MONOLOG KANESAKA.
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Saucy Lady/ON THE FLOOR & HELP 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7003 7
The 3rd release on Chicago's STAR CREATURE label. 2 latenight floor fillers from the Japanese born SAUCY who currently resides in Boston. The A-side's vocals float over a spacey organ groove while the B-side features pleas for help over a funky guitar riff & analog pads. Repressed and back in stock!
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Saucy Lady/T-GROOVE REMIXES 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7012 7
Japan is loaded with ace disco producers. YUKI TAKHASHI better known as T- GROOVE is one of them. His ensemble laces up 2 unreleased Saucy archive cuts. Heavy Drums, Funked out bass & easily mistaken for an unearthed WEST END or SALSOUL rarity. Out on STAR CREATURE. Repressed and back in stock!
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Shiro Schwarz/I DON'T KNOW WHY 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7010 7
Mexico City's SHIRO SCHWARZ makes their vinyl debut. Some of the best writing in Modern Funk with lyrics by the duo of PAMMELA & RAFAEL. "DON'T ASK WHY" is spaced out booty juice from the duo of Mrs. BUTTERSWORTH. And last,"MOVE YOUR BODY" captures us with divine dance floor rhythms & synths.
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Shiro Schwarz/STAR CREATURE EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1201 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. SHIRO SCHWARZ, the galactic moon duo from Mexico City drop this 6 track EP on STAR CREATURE. "Moody love funk ripe for the dancefloor to the bedroom and all earthly spaces in between. Sum up 1/2 a dash of SADE, 1 moon unit of RENE & ANGELA, a rocket boost of PATRICK ADAM's...
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Shiro Schwarz/TOGETHER & BOOGIE GHOST 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7015 7
SHIRO SCHWARZ returns after a successful breakout 2016 including debut singles on STAR CREATURE & MOFUNK. Two floor fillers - The B Side featuring a party cut, "BOOGIE GHOST" - a cult favorite from their live performances & the romantic floor filler on Side A with "TOGETHER".
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Shiro Schwarz/UNDER THE MOONLIGHT 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7026 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Mexico City's SHIRO SCHWARZ returns with their 3rd 7" release on STAR CREATURE. "UNDER THE MOONLIGHT" is a pure dose of California slap funk dedicated to the Funk Freaks crowd. On the flip, "POWER OF LOVE" is a raw boogie soul, dedicated to the Boogie Munsters & Sweater Funk...
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Tension, The/CALL ME & YOUR SUNSHINE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7034 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. STAR CREATURE again proves it's expertise in un-earthening modern boogie funk & dance music from across the planet. This time again back to Europe for another vinyl debut of up-and-coming funkers THE TENSION. Super sick euro boogie sure to get play everywhere from Chicago to...
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Throwback Zack/SEXUAL SATISFACTION 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7004 7
After his 7" on TUGBOAT EDITS he drops this new 7" on sister label STAR CREATURE featuring 2 original, unreleased coast-neutral g'd out boogie heaters. A-side is a spaced-out floor filler in his signature vocoder style b/w "COOLIN' OUT" a mellowed out cut. Hand painted and stickered sleeve.
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Tropical Echoes/MUSIC'S OUR LOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7013 7
The way that STAR CREATURE is unearthing the Japanese disco heat, some may wonder if they are "connected" ? Doubt it but one thing for sure, TROPICAL ECHOES has blown up in the up-n-coming Disco town of Boston & they're feeling the influence of Beantown fav's like SAUCY LADY, KON & SOUL CLAP.
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Venus Express II/VENUS EXPRESS II LP    $15.00
Catalog #: SC1203 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. Raw outsider boogie, interstellar loaner funk, intimate synth sound productions on this debut from Russia's VENUS EXPRESS II. The LP features 8 hot tracks of spacey, jazzy, funky tunes in the similar format of STAR CREATURE's SKY TONY & LIQUID PEGASUS releases. This is true...
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Wings of Sunshine/YOU GOT ME 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7006 7
Debut release on STAR CREATURE from the newly formed Chicago modern funk band featuring vocals from STEVE DOLFIN. Buckle up and feel the bass-tastic "YOU GOT Me" on the A-side, flipped by "MAGIC OF THE FUNK", a midtempo "treacherous and tasty" jam on the B-side.
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