Good Things 2023

Snap Scene: Pennywise, Good Things Festival, Flemington Racecourse, 1st Dec 2023 by Mary Boukouvalas

Pennywise, the enduring institution from Hermosa Beach, CA, defies mainstream norms with their SoCal punk spirit. For over three decades, they’ve melded defiance and celebration, producing classics like “Fuck Authority” and “Bro Hymn.” “Never Gonna Die,” their first full album in a decade, confronts today’s chaos with timeless determination. […]

Good Things 2023

Snap Scene: Fall Out Boy, Good Things Festival, Flemington Racecourse, 1st Dec 2023 by Mary Boukouvalas

Get ready for an electrifying experience as Fall Out Boy, one of rock music’s best-selling bands, gears up to make their mark at the upcoming ‘Good Things Festival’ in December. On March 24, 2023, Fall Out Boy unleashed their highly anticipated eighth studio album, titled So Much (For) Stardust, released under the banners of Fueled By Ramen/Elektra/DCD2 Records. […]

Good Things 2023

Snap Scene: Devo, Good Things Festival, Flemington Racecourse, 1st Dec 2023 by Mary Boukouvalas

Produced by Brian Eno, 1978’s “Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!” ignited underground fame with its call-to-arms sound. DEVO’s unconventional image and themes sparked both admiration and criticism. “Duty Now for the Future” (1979) followed with more success. “Freedom of Choice” (1980) marked a peak, yielding the hit “Whip It” and iconic video. Albums like “New Traditionalists,” “Oh NO It’s DEVO!,” “Shout,” and “Total Devo” led to extensive 1980s touring. In 1990, they shifted focus from music to film and TV.
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