Spider Babies b/w Nothing Without Love
(La Brea - LBX07) 7-inch $6.75
The solo project of Phil Franklin (Secret Chiefs 3, Caroliner, Sun Burned Hand of the Man’s “resident surrealist”) gives a clear narrative of damaged optimism, amplified acoustic guitar and percussion. The A-side is a technicolor nightmare about a paranoid man who has spider eggs hatch his head, while the B-side offers the confessions of a soul plagued by regret. Silkscreened cover art by Christine Shields. Edition of 300.