DVD Review: Maze

January 23rd, 2018 by

Director: Stephen Burke Cast: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Martin McCann, Barry Ward Certificate: 15A Running Time: 92 minutes Home Media Release Date: January 22 Maze, the latest film from Stephen Burke, sees the Irish writer/director revisit the Troubles following his breakthrough short film 81. Based on the true story of the escape of 38 IRA prisoners from the notorious HMP […]


Ab-Soul, J. Cole & More

December 9th, 2016 by

Ab-Soul – DWTW (Top Dawg Entertainment) Do What Thou Wilt, or the abrreviated, DWTW is the album that marks the end of Herbert Anthony Stevens IV’s twenties before his landmark birthday and entry into his thirties next February. The album will feature appearences from Ab-Soul’s friends and Top Dawg Entertainment labelmates SZA and Schoolboy Q. […]


Childish Gambino, Jean-Michel Jarre, deadmau5 & More

December 2nd, 2016 by

It’s that time again. It’s the most wonderful time of the week. It’s beginning to look a lot like… Release Day! Once again, there is a feast of new albums being brought to our metaphorical musical buffet. The Rolling Stones and Pete Doherty’s latest albums will be considered by State’s esteemed writers in the coming […]


Funeral Suits, Martha Wainwright, Young Legionnaire & More

November 25th, 2016 by

Some guy called Abel, affectionately known as The Weeknd and an iconically talented lass named Kate Bush released albums today which will be dissected by the equally affectionate and iconically talented writers at State over the next few days. In the meantime, here are some other albums shared today that you should spin over the […]


Meltybrains?, Title Tracks, DIANA & More

November 18th, 2016 by

It’s been another week of new music being released in abundance. The views of our writers on the latest offerings from Justice, Metallica, and more will be shared on State in the coming days. In the meantime, here are some other albums put forth today that you should spin over the weekend. Ray Toro – Remember […]


Animals As Leaders, The Rolling Stones, Enigma & More

November 11th, 2016 by

Over the next few days, we’ll have the verdicts on long awaited new material from Simian Mobile Disco, Luke Temple, and Papa M from our trusted State writers. However, these are not the only bands and artists unleashing new albums into the world today. Here’s a rundown of some other new albums for your consideration […]