SCREAMLITE RECORDS LTD REVIEW FORM
Band Name: Birthrite
CD Title: Is Anybody Out There?
Press Pack Included: No
Review: This track was sent for ScreamLite Records’ charity compilation.
“Is There Anybody Out There?” starts with a great drum roll which sets the tone for the track as a whole. With vocals reminiscent of Joy Division and Talking Heads, Birthrite play to it, with the guitar looping round with well constructed riffs and licks to add more texture into the song while the drums keep a solid yet groovy beat behind. Sitting in the post punk style, the guitar rattles and clangs in the foreground of the song while still having enough overdrive bite to make it fuzzy and unmissable. The solos are slightly fraught in places but still have enough to make many guitarists jealous. The middle 8 breakdown shows off the guitar again while the drums build the anticipation for the final fling before the end, with brilliant effect.
A cracking track from Birthrite with all the ingredients to really help to band progress further.