Catapulte Vinyl, CD & tapes from this label at Norman Records
Al Khawarizmi is a Middle-Eastern, belly-dancing inspired album from Guess What, a Brit/French duo. The duo mine 1960 and ‘70 psychedelia and odd-ball electro for inspiration while the album is named after a Middle Eastern astronomer from the 8th century. The whole thing has that eastern pop flair and is entirely modern and fresh.
The Fur Trap is an illustrated short novel that comes with a 7" vinyl soundtrack, released and published as a collaboration between writer Kevin Ward (Fancy Butcher comic books) and Catapulte Records. K. Ward describes it as a "Rock'n'Roll fairy tale for adults"; the surreal adventures of teenager Beth in snowy North America, through dark forests, dodgy nightclubs and motels, are accompanied by stunning illustrations and 60's sounding Northern Soul / Rock'n'Roll originals.