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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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DJ Kool Hersh/ATTACK CHI BOOGIE TAPE    $7.50
Catalog #: ASTROTAPES04 4
"ATTACK OF THE CHICAGO BOOGIE" is a 90 min. mix featuring private press disco, soul and boogie records from the Windy City. Collected and mixed by BOOGIE MUNSTER's own DJ KOOL HERSH. Part party banger, part historical audio document with cuts not even on YouTube! More copies back in stock.
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DJ Moppy/TRANSMISSION PATTERN 1...TAPE    $7.50
Catalog #: ASTROTAPES02 4
Groove Dis Exclusive. ASTRO TAPES & STAR CREATURE team up with the GREAT LAKES ACCELERATED TRANSIT ALLIANCE to create a soundtrack of original music produced by DJ MOPPY (BOOGIE MUNSTERS CREW) representing the underground electronic dance sounds of both Chicago and Detroit.
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Tim Zawada/CONTEMPORARY JACUZZI #1 TAPE    $7.50
Catalog #: ASTROTAPES01 4
Groove Dis Exclusive. The "CONTEMPORARY JACUZZI AEROBICS VOL. 1" tape (the jacuzzi is optional) has Chicago DJ/producer TIM ZAWADA taking listeners on an healthy aquatic adventure for 90 minutes of relaxing, contemporary electronic RnB music. Cuts from labels OMEGA SUPREME, FUTURE TIMES, COSMIC...
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Tim Zawada/CONTEMPORARY JACUZZI #2 TAPE    $7.50
Catalog #: ASTROTAPES03 4
Groove Dis Exclusive. TIM ZAWADA takes listeners on another healthy aquatic adventure for 90 minutes of relaxing, contemporary electronic RnB music bringing the gap between modern Funk, Deep house & New school electronic soul & RnB. "CONTEMPORARY JACUZZI AEROBICS VOLUME 2" comes with a full color...
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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
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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Jack Moves, The/ALL MY LOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7032 7
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 all DJ's alike.
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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 Cryme/GIVE IT 2 ME 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7035 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Sacramento's LOVE CRYME is back in a big way with 2 freaky funk cuts. This is underground at it's finest. Nasty & classy, classy but still freaky. "GIVE IT 2 ME" is a future anthem sounding like 1984 in Anaheim or Santa Anna. Another STAR CREATURE 7" sure shot.
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Love's High/LOVE GENERATOR 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7022 7
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 uptempo instrumental.
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Lucid Paradise/A LITTLE MO' BETTA 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7040 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. High in demand this 7" from LUCID PARADISE (FUNK NIGHT RECORDS): ERIC BOSS/ E DA BOSS and ISHTAR/GIZELLE SMITH. Hot modern soul boogie record produced by SOUL SUPREME (AKA LOVE'S HIGH). B/w "TONIGHT (LOVE'S HIGH REMIX)". Peak boogie delights for a dancefloor near you...
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Mogwaa/I'M JUST SAYING & ANGELICA 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7036 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Might be time to brush up Chicago's stepping traditions to fully grasp the heat on this 7" slice of heaven. This is modern windy city gangster soul featuring South Koreans star producer, MOGWAA on the instruments and Chicago's own ANDRE GIBSON of the TOGETHERNESS BAND on...
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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/WHEN THERE'S NO LOVE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7017 7
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 steppers or skaters.
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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
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 grinder.
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Potatohead People/STOP THE GAMES 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7038 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. High quality boogie featuring production by top-shelf duo THE POTATOHEAD PEOPLE featuring THE PENDLETONS own TRAILER LIMON on vocals. Sexy, classy, niceness in pure STAR CREATURE fashion. NICKY WISDOM laces up a tasty dub journey on the flip so doubles are highly recommended.
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Saucy Lady/ALIEN NATION & ORBIT 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7039 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Double A-side single off SAUCY LADY's "SUPERNOVA" album with 2 cuts backed by J-ZONE. "ALIEN NATION" is a peak-hour, spaced out B-Boy disco cut. "ORBIT" on the flip is a downtempo breakbeat beat neck breaker. A straight up melodic space funk double sider. Doubles necessary....
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Saucy Lady/IT'S ALL HERE 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7029 7
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 electric theramin solo.
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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/TAKE THE WHEEL 7"    $9.00
Catalog #: SC7037 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Mexico's SHIRO SCHWARZ is back again! The neon but also black & white lover duo teams up with a big collaboration including ZACKEY FORCE FUNK on the chorus, produced by TRAILER LIMON from the PENDLETONS & DJ EPIK, plus mixed & mastered by B BRAVO. Also includes an...
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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
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 crews.
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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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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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Mirlaqi/SYSTEME EP 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: TBGVOL01 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. This new imprint, TELESCOPE BUYERS GUIDE, is a spin-off from Chicago's STAR CREATURE. The debut record is from Switzerland's MIRLAQI with a deep space approach to funktech, "a STAR CREATURE twist combo of METRO AREA meets STRICTLY JAZ UNIT". Props/support from RON TRENT. 4...
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Adam Chini/CREATURE FEATURE EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: SC1208 9
After a monumental 2017 including the release of his first full length LP "VIRTUAL LOVE" on STAR CREATURE, ADAM CHINI returns with a "CREATURE FEATURE" hosting collaborative efforts with some of the current stars of the modern boogie scene including SAUCY LADY & LIQUID PEGASUS.
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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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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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