Le Galaxie – The Academy, Dublin – in photos

April 25th, 2015 by

Launch night of their first major label album, Le Galaxie set Le Club free in an impressive cascade of fluro-pop. The sort of night when a tech issue turned into a mass singalong to 2 Unlimited’s ‘No Limits’, and where a grand finalé turned into an Andrew Lloyd Webber tearjerker. And we haven’t even touched […]



Clean Bandit, Dear Desert – Academy, Dublin – in photos

March 16th, 2015 by

Leah Carroll was the winner of a competition we ran to be take part in Absolut DIY’s live photography workshop with State’s own Olga Kuzmenko. Here’s her first shoot for us – Clean Bandit supported by Dear Desert in the Academy earlier in the week. Give Leah a warm welcome to State.  



HEALTH – Olympia, Dublin – in photos

February 17th, 2015 by

LA noise rock gents HEALTH supported Interpol over three nights in the Olympia recently, debuting three songs from their forthcoming album. The tracks take in a somewhat more melodic approach than the past and we were seriously hooked. Photographer Killian Broderick was up front shooting the gig and has given State access to some superb images from the three […]