"In an ideal world all pop would be as vibrant and inspirational as this" ***** 5 out of 5! Select Magazine review of Hellzapoppin LP, 1992
"masters of melody...whether they're being giddily daft, spookily transcendent or plain raucous" Melody Maker, Band of the Week, June 1992
"The Number One album you didn't hear in '92" Spin Magazine, December 1992.
"the world's premier noisy pop band" Spin Magazine, 1994
"pretty much timeless -- it's impossible to tag their guitar-agitated brew with any musical epoch from the past decade." **** 4 out of 5 stars. Select Magazine review of The Venus Trail LP, 1994
"The best album you didn't hear this year" USA Today (cover!), 1992
"New Zealand's 3Ds come from down there and play three faith-renewing shows to near-hysterical, resounding acclaim... a mind-boggling, eye-popping, heartstopping affirmation of twin-guitar hysteria, as visceral and electrifying as any Crazy Horse, Television or Sonic Youth guitar orgy... Pretty damn stunning." CMJ Magazine, July, 1992