Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, State of Mind are the duo of Stu Maxwell and Patrick Hawkins. Formed in 2004 they, have released 4 studio albums, 1 live album and dozens of singles and EP’s. Their 2014 LP ‘Eat the Rich’ won the Drum & Bass Arena album of the year. In 2018 they released their 5th album, ‘Land of the Blind’.
The list of labels worked with reads like a who’s who of drum and bass. It includes Blackout, Eatbrain, BSE Recordings, Universal Records, Uprising, Shogun, Project 51, Viper, Subtitles, Eatbrain, FATE, Citrus, Bad Company, 31 Records, CIA and more. State of Mind are now signed exclusively to Black Sun Empire’s flagship ‘Blackout’ label.
State of Mind are well known as the former hosts of the hugely popular ‘Next Level” 95bFM drum n bass show.