Debut seven-track album from half-Melbourne, half-NYC Soakie. It’s total no nonsense blistering, fast, and energetic hardcore with a vocalist that sounds like she has been chewing on glass every day since birth. She has a real rasp and anger that is part Nick Blinko (Rudimentary Peni) and part Vi Subversa (Poison Girls) but the music is totally pummeling and would sit perfectly for those that love pogo punk, Teddy And the Frat Girls, The Feederz, and Good Throb in equal measures. “Boys On Stage” is a real standout with the lyric “There’re too many fucking boys on stage” sticking in your head from one listen. Soakie was recorded by James Rumsey and mixed by Ian Teeple who also took care of the artwork. Includes A3 lyric insert.