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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...

Bingefest

Sydney Opera House hosted a 48 hour slumber party for pop culture fanatics over the weekend and it was superb. From drunkards lining up to get a peep of Shia...

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...

Pro Shoey TN

History has been peppered with great meetings of minds. Where would we be without the collaborative power of Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive, Frida Kahlo and Die...

Leaf Supply

If you're like me, you often envy the sills and desks of those who can keep indoor plants alive for longer than a month. Also, you're constantly wond...

Office Christmas Party via iMessage

Artspace Finissage

Capping off a fruitful year, Artspace threw a multi-faceted closing event over the weekend. Campbell flitted about and captured the talks, drinks, and music ...

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...

Spicy Sichuan Restaurant

Numbness is a feeling to enjoy while slurping and munching Sichuan hotpot. Small baubles of Sichuan pepper float through a bubbling vat of broth, and when t...

1986 - Firstdraft's 30th bday party

We had a little bit too much fun (wiiiink, drinks, wiiiiiiiink!) at Firsdraft's 30th birthday party over the weekend. There were heaps of great performan...

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...

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...

Freda's Ark 5th bday party

Pairs of party animals stomped into Freda's this weekend to celebrate their fifth birthday. The theme was Noah's Ark and the usual fare of top-qual d...

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...

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...

Flavour Shanghai

When people think about venturing out to Ashfield for a meal, dumplings often come to mind. And unless you live there already, it’s a chance to explore a dif...

Inspiration for Jessica Says' '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...

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&#...

Freda's Ark 5th birthday party

Pairs of party animals stomped into Freda's this weekend to celebrate their fifth birthday. The theme was Noah's Ark and the usual fare of top-qual d...

'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...

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...

I Love Dick (and TidyMe)

This is a picture of me on a perfect spring day eating organic chicken and reading Chris Kraus’s semi-fictional memoir I Love Dick. While I lay on that gra...

~ 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...

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...

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...

Artbank Social Club 2016

Artbank rolled out the racks and plied the masses with peeps at their vast collection this weekend. There were artist stalls, performances, booze and nachosa...