State of Mind (band)
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|State of Mind|
|Origin||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Genres||Drum and bass|
|Occupation(s)||DJ, record producer, record label owner|
|Years active||2002 - present|
|Labels||Blackout & SOM Music|
|Website||State of Mind official website|
|Members||Patrick Hawkins, Stuart Maxwell|
The State of Mind discography includes labels such as Teebee's Subtitles Recordings, Total Science's CIA Recordings, DJ Friction's Shogun Audio, Concord Dawn's Uprising Records, Doc Scott's 31 Records, Bad Company's BC Presents & Black Sun Empire's Black Sun Empire Recordings. They are now signed exclusively to Blackout Music.
In 2007, State of Mind launched their own record label, SOM Music.
State of Mind took out the "Breakthrough Artist" award and shared "Electronic Single of the Year" with Concord Dawn for the song "Aces High" at the 2006 bNet Awards. They have been nominated at the 2007 New Zealand Music Awards for "Best Electronic Album" for their debut LP Take Control and also the 2012 New Zealand Music Awards for "Best Electronic Album" with "Nil By Ear".
In April 2014, their fourth studio album entitled Eat the Rich was released on Blackout Music. The release won the 'Album of the Year' at the Drum & Bass Arena awards in the UK.
- 2006: Take Control (Uprising Records)
- 2009: Faster Than Light (SOM Music)
- 2011: Nil By Ear (SOM Music)
- 2014: Eat the Rich (Blackout Music NL)
- McCarten, Kate (7 April 2011). "State Of Mind - Nil By Ear Album Review - New Zealand Music Articles". muzic.net.nz. Retrieved 27 April 2011.