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may 13 – the villenettes

After their killer launch at The Crown and Anchor, The Villenettes sit firmly at number one in the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1. The 7 inch release entitled ‘I Love You… But Rum Is Better’ is bound to be a Three D favourite as their release last year ‘Lady Luck’ hit number three […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on may 13 – the villenettes

april 29 – summer flake

Summer Flake are sitting pretty at the top of the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 Charts again this week. It looks like their infectious guitars and harmonies really have caught on! Make sure to check them out at the ‘Hello Friends’ tour when it hits The Metro June 3, with Sarah May Chadwick, […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on april 29 – summer flake

april 15 – summer flake

Up top for the week ending April 15 is Summer Flake, hitting their second time at number 1 in the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1. The three piece bring together dream pop with a hard edge nicely in their second release ‘Hello Friends’. On tour in May/June check them out at The Metro […]

By |April 18th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on april 15 – summer flake

matt corby

On tour this April/May to celebrate the launch of his Debut album ‘Telluric’. Matt Corby hits the Thebarton Theatre later this month. The former Australian Idol star has shirked his commercial shell and embraced the more chillaxed acoustic surf vibe when it come to his music. Its done him well, with a string of EPs […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Featured Tour|Comments Off on matt corby

april 1 – hunky punks

The Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 charts ending April 1st is no joke, it’s Hunky Punks again! The punky four piece continue their reign upon the charts with ‘Fly High’. Making them a contender for the top 101 come January. Early bets are on Janet and the gang!

Summer Flake drop to number two […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on april 1 – hunky punks

march 18 – hunky punks

Hunky Punks are at it again, sitting at number one on the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 this week. The album ‘Fly High’ has created a long running buzz at the Three D offices with the album floating in and around the top 10 for numerous weeks now. The album was successfully launched […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on march 18 – hunky punks

city and colour

The smooth float-away sounds of City And Colour hit Adelaide later this month. In the country for the Byron Bay Blues Fest, Dallas Green has added a wee national tour on the side.

Dallas, well know for his melodic vocals in the Canadian group Alexisonfire has pursued a much more subdued angle in his solo […]

By |March 13th, 2016|Featured Tour|Comments Off on city and colour

ponytail kink – 4 march

The Ponytail Kink demo pops up from number 2 last week to grand number 1 in the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1. Sitting nicely within a 90’s revival of grungey crunchy guitars and lamenting harmonies, these guys sound like a power-pop-angst-ridden-ear-tingling-win! Ponytail Kink play on March 18 with Three D Radio alumni Babes […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on ponytail kink – 4 march


The legendary Sleater-Kinney are on tour, and coming to Adelaide on the 4th of March. The indie/riot grrrl group from Olympia, Washington have been around since 1994.The three piece have had a massive 7 albums in that time, and a small (10 year) break in the middle whilst member Carrie Brownstien has worked on her […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Featured Tour|Comments Off on sleater-kinney

hunky punks – 26 feb

Hunky Punks return to their Numero Uno place this week in the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1. The Album ‘Fly High’ getting some high rotation on our favourite local charts. These punks that are quite hunky are playing Easter weekend at a local southie institution, the Emu Hotel. Catch them with Ben Gel […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on hunky punks – 26 feb

blenheim fest

The Blenheim Music and Camping Festival is back for another year! Bigger and better! Situated in the gorgeous Clare Valley, Blenheim brings a mix of national and local acts ranging from folk to soul, pop to blues, country to alt-latin jazz. Pretty much anything to make you dance the day away.

This years esteemed line […]

By |February 17th, 2016|Featured Festival|Comments Off on blenheim fest

12 feb – hunky punks

The Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 has a new number one this week, and it’s a brand spanking new release! Hunky Punks with their new album ‘Fly High’. After success in the Top 101 its great to see Janet and the gang with this smashing album. The Hunky’s play This Friday at the […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on 12 feb – hunky punks

a day on the green with simply red

A Day On The Green is back after entertaining us with Paul Kelly and his Merri Soul Sessions, they bring us Simply Red at Leconfield Wines McLaren Vale. The smooth sounds of Simply Red could be a Valentines Day date, as its held on the Valentine Sunday. Big Love came out last May, and […]

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feb 5 – the aves

The ‘Good News’ is back on top for The Aves this week. The album hits number one again on the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1. This jangly indie band certainly is a hit with the Three D listeners and presenters, with the album featuring in the Top 101 for last year, only a […]

By |February 8th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on feb 5 – the aves

29 jan – horror my friend

Straight to the top of the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 this week is the fresh-off-the-press ‘Stay In, Do Nothing’ by Horror My Friend. The slacker rock three piece have finally released this gem on Poison City Records this week to much accolades. The boys are off around the country at launch this […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on 29 jan – horror my friend

lou barlow

Lou Barlow hits Adelaide soon. After co-founding and then getting kicked out of Dinosaur Jr, Barlow found his own voice with Sebadoh, Sentridoh, and the Folk Implosion; the sound is warm, downbeat and unflinching. In 2015, Barlow released a beautiful, intimate collection of songs, Brace the Wave; in his own words, “Nine songs without drums, […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Featured Tour|Comments Off on lou barlow

15 jan – tom redwood

Launching straight to the number one spot in the Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 this week is semi former local Tom Redwood. A smooth country lyrical genius, who captures emotions with his music and lyrical content so succinctly. The Mexican Food EP is only just out, but check his other stuff HERE

The Dave […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on 15 jan – tom redwood

8 jan – the aves

SA’s indie darlings The Aves bring it in to number one with their debut album ‘Good News’. The album has been hovering around the Three D Radio top 20 +1 since its release in December. With a sound sitting somewhere amongst Savages, The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s and 80’s dark pop. These guys head Melbourne way […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Charts|Comments Off on 8 jan – the aves

sounds by the river

Mannum festival Sounds By The River, presented by Mix 102.3fm brings us an epic old school line up this January 16th. Featuring the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks, The Angels, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Mental As Anything and The Badloves.

Situated in the lovely Mary Ann Reserve in Mannum. Food outlets and bar facilities are […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Featured Festival|Comments Off on sounds by the river


The legendary six piece Finnish Symphonic Metal band Nightwish are back again. Formed in 1996, 2016 sees them hit their 20th year as a band! What a run it has been! This tour will see many tracks off their latest album ‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful’, plus a mass of back catalogue hits.

Check out the […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Featured Tour|Comments Off on nightwish

11 dec – black chrome

Time is ticking towards the end of the year and we have a new number one spot in the Three D Radio top 20 + 1. Black Chrome with their 2 song CD. Is it a single? Is it a double single? Detective skills state that its been played a lot this week as it’s […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 11 dec – black chrome


After touring the country with rapper 360 last year Hopsin is back with his own headline tour. He is not alone on this one either, bringing with him some friends Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton and DJ Hoppa. These guys also all come off The MC’s record label Funk Volume.

Beginning in 2003, Hopsin has led a […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Featured Tour|Comments Off on hopsin

4 dec – the systemaddicts

The Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 charts are in and Locals The Systemaddicts hold onto number one for the second week in a row. ‘Broken Hearted On The Nullabor’ was released just a few weeks ago during The Sytemaddicts spate of November shows at the Grace Emily. This mad group of seven produce […]

By |December 8th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 4 dec – the systemaddicts

a day on the green

A Day On The Green festival returns to Peter Lehmann Wines in the Barossa Vally on December 12. Paul Kelly is the main headliner but with a twist, Mr Kelly present the Merri Soul Sessions. This is a concept where esteemed singer/songwriter steps away from the mic. Taking his place is an array of accomplished […]

By |December 6th, 2015|Featured Festival|Comments Off on a day on the green

the rival mob

The Rival Mob from Boston MA, are switching winter for summer and hitting our bars and beaches on a whirlwind tour from the 9th Dec to the 13th. This mob rise from the underground hardcore scene with members from infamous bands like Mind Eraser, Righteous Jams, Mental, Xfilesx and many others, The Rival Mob […]

By |December 6th, 2015|Featured Tour|Comments Off on the rival mob

27 nov – the systemaddicts

The Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 charts are in and Locals The Systemaddicts are sitting pretty at number one. ‘Broken Hearted On The Nullabor’ was released just a few weeks ago during The Sytemaddicts spate of November shows at the Grace Emily. This mad group of seven produce a sweet garage punk with […]

By |November 30th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 27 nov – the systemaddicts


Melbourne’s Clowns are planning to aurally attack us Nov 27th as part of their ‘Never Enough’ Tour. Under the guidance of The Drunk Promoter, Clowns have been ripping up numerous venues across the world this year. Its no-holds-barred Punk Rock at its craziest and funnest! Check out their latest vid HERE. They work hard, they […]

By |November 22nd, 2015|Featured Tour|Comments Off on clowns

13 nov – juliette seizure and the tremor dolls

The Three D Radio Top 20 + 1 holds strong this week with Juliette Seizure and the Tremor Dolls keeping the Number 1 spot. Its no wonder their at the top, after smashing out great sets Friday at Grace Emily and Saturday at Scumfest.

Perth band Pat Chow have entered the charts at #7 following […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 13 nov – juliette seizure and the tremor dolls

6 nov – juliette seizure and the tremor dolls

The Three D Radio top 20 + 1 is out this week and its all killer no filler (as it is every week!)

Straight after their release party at The Jade last weekend, Juliette Seizure and the Tremor Dolls are numero uno! If you like some dirty 60’s garage punk rock these guys and gals are […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 6 nov – juliette seizure and the tremor dolls

format festival VII

Format Collective, Parsec Cafe and PHASE SPACE present FORMAT FESTIVAL 7 ‘Alright Then’! This mad DIY collective have been putting on a festival that pushes boundaries in art, music and all things creative! The fest, running from Formats new spot on Hindley St takes place from November 12 to 22nd.

Sprouting a mad line up […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Featured Festival, Uncategorised|Comments Off on format festival VII

the bennies

Psychedelic Reggae Ska Doom Metal Punk Rock From Hell in the form of The Bennies hits Adelaide on the 19th of November. Joining them across this great land is Wet Pensioner and Adelaide’s finest honest punk duo The Hard Aches.

These guys like to party f@#kin’ hard and tour f@#kin’ hard! Their following grows and […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Featured Tour, Uncategorised|Comments Off on the bennies

december 2015 – january 2016



Stereosonic 5 Dec

A Day On The Green

Going Steady Fest 13 Dec

Tuesday 1 December @ AEC – Sam Smith
Thursday 3 December @ The Gov – Marlon Williams
Saturday 5 December @ Fowler’s Live – Jon Toogood
Saturday 5 December @ Crown And Anchor – My Disco
Monday 7 December @ AEC – Taylor Swift
Monday 7 December @ Adelaide Festival […]

By |November 5th, 2015|touring sa dates|Comments Off on december 2015 – january 2016

30 oct – babes are wolves

The Three D Radio Top 20+1 charts have some Queens reigning supreme across the month of October! Babes Are Wolves are owning the airwaves! At the beginning of the month their single ‘Wait’ was up top. Following their grand Prom themed launch at The Jade their super anticipated EP ‘You Only Live Twice’ has held […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 30 oct – babes are wolves

deep south fest

Deep South is SA’s prestigious blues and roots festival held at The Gov. Spanning over numerous stages within the award winning live music venue you can find all your needs met for blues, roots and folk music. The festival runs from the 19th to the 22nd of November.

Kicking the festival off on Thursday is a […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Featured Festival|Comments Off on deep south fest

mojo juju

Mojo Juju brings her rootsy-soul-blues back to this fine state in October. The pint sized purveyor of all things twisted and odd has played her her way through her fair share of dive bars in 15 years, always evolving and growing that dirty soul sound.

Its been a busy year with two singles and an […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Featured Tour, Uncategorised|Comments Off on mojo juju

hank wood and the hammerheads

Hailing from New York City come Hank Wood and the Hammerheads. The brash garage punkers are touring Australia late October through to November thanks to nopaitence records.

Check out their LP ‘Go Home’ here.

These guys hit you like a blast of mid 70s punk with that New York City art scene feel. Full of anger and […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Featured Tour|Comments Off on hank wood and the hammerheads


Melbourne’s Spacejunk head to SA to launch their second album ‘Bite Your Tongue’ in mid October. These four long haired louts play aggressive high-energy proto-punk, short, fast and loud and have drawn comparisons to The Stooges, BORED! and The Beasts of Bourbon.

The band formed in October of 2013, released a debut self titled record on […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Featured Tour|Comments Off on spacejunk

2 oct – babes are wolves

Taking over from the Wireheads number 1 run on Three D Radio is Babes Are Wolves with their single ‘Wait’. Looking forward to seeing them launch ‘You Only Live Twice’ at The Jade on 16th Oct with Hey Lady (NSW) and Red Desert Ocean.

Always good to see The Toss getting airplay around AFL grand final […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Charts|Comments Off on 2 oct – babes are wolves

gorgeous festival

Gorgeous Festival the annual boutique music, food and wine event hits McLaren Vale again this year in fine form. From its new home at Penny Hills Estate Gorgeous is set to wow all of the senses with a killer musical line up, art installations, food and wine. After the success of 2014’s ‘Gorgeous Table’ guests […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Featured Festival|Comments Off on gorgeous festival

october – november 2015



Semaphore Music Festival Oct 2-5

Fleurieu Folk Festival Oct 23-25



Friday 2 October @ Adelaide UniBar – Code Orange
Friday 2 October @ Fowler’s Live – Behemoth, Watain, Bölzer
Friday 2 October @ The Gov – Last Dinosaurs (FEATURED)
Friday 2 October @ Enigma Bar – Blind Man Death Stare
Saturday 3 October @ Fowler’s Live – As It Is, With Confidence
Saturday 3 October […]

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