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The Thousands 2016 staff wrap-up

Well wasn't 2016 a real treat. Apocalyptic segues aside there was still a lot to be excited by this year. Below are our picks and musings on the best cul...

BV, 'B2V'

BV are Sydney's emotional answer to the late night problems the city is experiencing, and in turn the effect on Sydney's (and the rest of Australia&#...

A guide to getting good gifts that do good

Another year, another round of tango-ing through crowded shopping centres freaking out over your Christmas gift list. We’ve been thinking about this particu...

'The Unsung Female Heroes of Rock' playlist by Gushe...

Isabella Trimboli and Juliette Younger are the creators and editors of Gusher magazine, a print publication about rock written by women and non-men. Paying h...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Sagittarius Season (Nov...

It’s time, my children. Let’s go on a journey. Sagittarius season is here, let's experience new things. Scorpio season may've brought out our inner h...

FELTspace Fundraising Auction 2016

So, it's that time again. Christmas is upon us, you haven't started thinking about presents 'cos you've got rent to pay, you're dying fro...

Sunnys Shop

Sunnys Shop opened its doors on Prospect Road a couple of months back and I found myself (with a brain similar to that of a child, or bee) immediately drawn ...

Lossless self-titled debut

It’s well established at this point that one of the great aesthetic well-springs that contemporary pop music draws from is video games. Lossless’s self title...

Yevu's Summer range is here

We've fawned all over our mates at YEVU several times for you now and we won't condescend you further, dear readers, with another batch of explanatio...

Toast your own tasty AF muesli

While everyone is losing their noodle about smashed avocado, I’d like to volunteer a confession that I waste brunch money on something even sillier: toasted ...

Kiffy Rubbo: Curating the 70’s

Kiffy Rubbo was a pioneering art curator during the 1970’s. She was in charge of the George Paton Gallery at the University of Melbourne and brought a lot of...

Swampland Issue 01

When I was first interested in music there was no internet so I used to read a lot of print music magazines. My dad liked the idea of me 'getting into gu...

Lovely Head, 'Always'

Lovely Head knew what was up when she started making music a few years ago. For one thing, she called herself Lovely Head, and it more than suits what the so...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Scorpio Season Oct 23 t...

Alright, here’s the deal: Scorpio season is a big one, but it’s a good one. Scorpio is the House of Sex and Death, but in a good way – sure, death isn’t grea...

An interview with Drew Abrahamson

Drew Abrahamson is a visual artist. I myself only found this out about six months ago when I saw he’d done something very funny and clever by printing Paulin...

'Femme', House of Cards SS16

Growing up I was more of a Dennis the Menace than a Darla. Rather than tutus I had a shoddily taped slingshot in the back of my overalls and I'd rub dirt...

Paradise Loft Records

Paradise Loft is on the ground floor of Regent Arcade, incidentally, but it holds up to the other half of it's name. The boutique record store, assisted ...

Format Framing x The Thousands photo comp

There are some moments that are way too good to be scrolled away from. That's why the fine art giclee printers and framers at Format Framing have started...

An interview with Anna Kristensen

Anna Kristensen is an artist from Sydney who has always pressed audiences to recalibrate their perspectives around painting. Working primarily with oil paint...

Sunny's

It's late but the night's not done. You don't want to go clubbing but you don't want to go home. Some of you want to eat, some want to dance,...

A mixtape by Lower Plenty

Lower Plenty are the kind of band who make melancholy feel good. You put on their albums and suddenly your hangover feels more poignant than sore. Like, you ...

Perfect smashed avo on toast

You will need 1 avocado 2 slices of organic seeded sourdough fresh mint A lemon Meredith's goat cheese Salt and pepper Step 1 Toast your organic...

A Half Strange mixtape

Two of Adelaide's hardest-working DIY ladies - Harriet Fraser-Barbour of Wireheads, Parsec Cafe and Format, and Celeste of Rule of Thirds, Glam Cyborg an...

Some key phrases to help you seem like a dedicated f...

You don't really care about footy yet you've somehow found yourself standing in front of a plasma screen surrounded a heaving mass of Grand Final exc...

Garage Sale Trail registration is open!

At last year's Garage Sale Trail I bought a gold leotard because I was optimistic about my impending summer bod and unrealistic about potential overthink...

Bridget Jones's Baby via iMessage

Rainbow Chan, 'Spacings'

Some things take time. Usually, it’s the best things. A proper bolognese, saving for a big holiday, making a paper mache statue of a family member or friend,...

Girl Asleep

Girl Asleep isn’t a perfect film, but I guarantee you won’t regret watching it. I don’t fancy myself as a film expert, but this is an Australian movie about ...