Beautifully crafted pop that doesn't utter a single word. On their debut EP, Firecracker, Seattle's Unwed Sailor weave four gentle tracks of hypnotic instrumentals that remain calm but appealing at the same time. The amazing drumming provided by Pedro the Lion frontman David Brazan hikes each song at a robotic pace while producing a structure of creative beats that keeps each song from falling flat. But the delicately woven guitar leads provided by KC Wescott make this EP a creative gem. Unlike fellow instrumental indie outlet Tristeza, Unwed Sailor can be appreciated as something other than background music.
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AllMusic Review by Mike DaRonco