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Album: The Brightside EP
Genre: Indie, Indie Pop
Based: Central Coast, Sydney, Australia

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Little Earthquake is the brainchild of siblings Mathew and Justin Hyland. Hailing from Sydney, the duo are keen students of indie pop with the inclination to cross genres within songs. The project formed whilst the Hyland brothers were touring America as guest members for U.S group Lydia.

The brothers teamed up with producer Lachlan Mitchell (The Jezabels, Pnau) in 2013 to create their Debut Release, THE BRIGHTSIDE EP a synth driven acoustic Indi Pop sound with sprinkles of rhyme and reggae.

In 2014 Little Earthquake tour Australia multiple times, supporting the singles “Planets” and “Brightside. Little earthquake Video for planets was aired for 13 consecutive weeks on National ABC TV show Rage, and played on radio stations across Australia including triple j.

Little earthquake returned to the studio again with Lachlan Mitchell in November 2014 after 10 months of touring to start work on the next batch of songs.The first single from these sessions “I AM ALIVE “will be released In January 2015 with a national tour kicking off in New South Wales on February the 7th.

Sioux City Kid Releases New Single; Announces Residency, Tour Dates


“Sioux City Kid possesses the tattered vocal presence you might expect from a world-weary bluesman” – CMT

 “These stories of struggle and redemption draw on the classic sounds of the Mississippi Delta.” – Relix

 “A super cool mix of American and rock n roll, SCK is an act you won’t want to miss.”  -Performer Magazine

Listen to and Download Sioux City Kid’s
“Heartbreak Showdown”
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Catch the Feature on The Bay Bridged
Premiere: Sioux City Kid – “Heartbreak Shakedown”

SIOUX CITY KID has returned with stellar new single, “Heartbreak Shakedown,” which has just premiered on The Bay Bridged. The track was recorded at Jack White’s Third Man Record Booth, and is out just in time for their April residency at Amnesia in San Francisco. Griffith’s growling vocals are laced with vibrant pianos, harmonious melodies, and intricate guitar riffs. With heavy doses of American and Delta Blues, Griffin unleashes his trademark growl alongside his intense lyrics throughout the song.

Sioux City Kid grew from the work of singer/songwriter Jared Griffin and quickly became a juggernaut in the San Francisco music scene, sharing bills with classics such as Emmylou Harris and Spoon while packing houses in the best venues in San Francisco with their own high energy headlining act.

Sioux City Kid will also be embarking on a lengthy tour that kicks off this May. Leading into the shows is a month long residency at Amnesia in San Francisco, which will take place every Tuesday at 9pm.


(Every Tuesday in April)

$7 / $ 10 / 9pm

4/1– Amnesia – San Francisco, CA

4/8– Amnesia – San Francisco, CA
4/15– Amnesia – San Francisco, CA

4/22– Amnesia – San Francisco, CA

4/29– Amnesia – San Francisco, CA



5/4 – The State Room – Salt Lake City, UT

5/6 – Neurolux – Boise, ID

5/8 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR

5/9 – The Seasons – Yakima, WA

5/10 – Club Crow – Cashmere, WA

5/11 – Columbus City Theatre – Seattle, WA

5/18 – The Lost Leaf – Phoenix, AZ

5/19 – The Rogue Bar – Scottsdale, AZ

5/21 – Adobe Inn – Taos, NM

5/22 – Blackbird Buvette – Albuquerque, NM