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So long and thanks for the fish heads (the last revi...

TOPS Gold FM was playing 'Linger' by the Cranberries as we drove out onto the Midland Highway towards home. It's an old (and really really bad j...

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...

Max Olijnyk, 'Some Stories'

Max Olijnyk seems to think he’s just a quiet guy bumbling through life, but he’s my guru. I spent quite a few joyous years working with him, writing for this...

Pinball Paradise

Ever since reading the incredible zine Slam Tilt a few years back, I've been forced to accept that my life in Australia is basically just an elaborate tr...

A Sayonara 2016 mixtape by Tim White and NICKELBUCK

“This music represents invisible harmony of East and West. East attracts West, west attracts East according to the order of the Universe. We are all Br...

The Holiday Spirit

These holidays could make you or break you. Either way, a bottle of The Holiday Spirit Dry Gin will help. If you buy it you'll also be helping somebody e...

Win-o-stration at Brunswick Wine Shop

You know how some people get portraits with their pets? Well here’s the chance to get one with your one true love: wine. Local artist Tessa Chong is giving ...

House of Bacardi feat. Daydreams, Pelvis, VICE and C...

An interview with David De Thomasis of Paradise Fest...

David De Thomasis is one of the brains behind Paradise Festival and the newly launched Enhancer Records. We did some music nerding with him, chatted about hi...

Primo

Primo do classy pizza. The organic bases are crisp and slightly chewy. They can pull off the simple traditional thing but they're also not too stuffy to ...

SISTER STUDIOS pop-up store at Junior Space

There isn't a brand I associate more with Summer than I do SISTER. Their colourful collections of handmade garments have always been the quintessential c...

Maxine McQueen, a new curated online jewellery store

Entrepreneur and jewellery connoisseur Maxine Tuyau has put together her very first online marketplace. The shop is called ‘Maxine McQueen’ and features a cu...

A 'trans-pacific flight playlist' by Chairlift

Brooklyn's Chairlift make shimmering synth-pop that isn't afraid to cry in public. They made us a playlist of songs that helped them bliss out on the...

The tops and bottoms of Paradise Music Festival 2016

TOPS I'm dancing in an alpine storage facility that's been named after a Melbourne party boy. It's zero degrees outside and the walls are sweati...

Oi, what's that ya drinkin? – Australia's best spiri...

In the time it’s taken me to write this article over a thousand distilleries have sprung up in Australia alone. Okay, perhaps not that many, however, the fif...

Vege Threads Eco swimwear

Dayuuuuum girl, is that swimsuit organic? 'Cause you're making me feel healthy about body image and guilty about my lifestyle choices. Vege Threads h...

RMIT School of Art Graduate Exhibition 2016

A celebration of gradness and radness at RMIT.

I was David the talking tree: a Christmas story

Christmas routines commonly involve braving the ennui of the last stretch of work, followed by frantically shopping for significant others, followed by procl...

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&#...

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...

Paradise Music Festival 2016

All the horsin' around from Paradise 2016.

'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...

Inspiration for Jessica Says's 'Fairest of Them All'

Jessica Says makes beatsy orchestral pop that gets ethereal (straight down your ariel). She's about to launch a great new clip called Fairest of Them All...

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...

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...

Gig review: Valve Sounds showcase for MMW

Putting on a hip hop show in the library is brilliant on paper – open up an institution of rules and tradition to a form that rewards rule-breaking and progr...

~ 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...

Frack you Hockney! (drunken dispatches from a fancy ...

The final room in David Hockney's 'Current' exhibition is like Vivaldi for your eyeballs. Four video works are set up on opposite walls. They all...