STATE OF MIND
Founded in 2004, State of Mind is the Drum and Bass duo from Auckland, Patrick Hawkins and Stu Maxwell. The duo are highly prolific in musical output, with the list of labels they have worked with globally reading like a who’s who of drum and bass. State of Mind are now signed to Black Sun Empire’s flagship ‘Blackout’ label. Not content being mere producers, State of Mind also run their own label SOM Music. With over 30 releases from a wide range of global artists SOM Music is regarded as a label at the forefront of harder dnb. Finally State of Mind are well known as the former hosts of the hugely popular ‘Next Level’ 95bFM drum n bass show. NYE just isn’t, without them.