Placebo – Olympia Theatre, Dublin – in photos

February 26th, 2015 by

Placebo, Olympia Theatre, Dublin by Olga Kuzmenko

You don’t have to be one of the people queuing up outside the Olympia since lunchtime to get up close at Placebo’s glorious return. State’s Olga Kuzmenko got as close as possible with her camera. Get ‘Teenage Angst’ into the headphones and enjoy the view.

HEALTH – Olympia, Dublin – in photos

February 17th, 2015 by

HEALTH, Olympia, Dublin by Killian Broderick

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 […]

Iceland Airwaves 2014 – part 2 – in photos

November 27th, 2014 by


The second beautiful half of Airwaves 2014 took in The Knife’s last ever concert, a feel-good Flaming Lips, Dublin’s Girl Band at Kex Hostel plus War on Drugs, Future Islands and Caribou. This embarrassment of riches was photographed for State by Jakob Bekker-Hansen.