Iceland Airwaves 2016 – in photos

December 6th, 2016 by

A visual tour through the Iceland Airwaves weekend 2016. Photographed for State by Jakob Bekker-Hansen and featuring IamHelgi, Moses Hightower, Myrra Ros, Útidúr, GlerAkur, Árstíðir, Bedroom Community Showcase, Doomhound, Go Dark, I am Soyuz, Julia Holter, Sturle Dagsland, Throws, Hugar, Meltybrains?, Milkywhale, Minor Victories, Múm, Reykjavíkurdætur, Samaris, Santigold, Solstafir, Stafrænn Hákon, East of my Youth, Let’s eat Grandma, Mabel, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, Slow Down Molasses and Warm Graves.   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday Saturday





Metropolis – RDS, Dublin – in photos

November 10th, 2016 by

For its second outing in as many years, Dublin’s Metropolis festival featured a who’s who of stellar international and homegrown talent – the likes of Grace Jones, Groove Armada, Moderat, BADBADNOTGOOD, Jessy Lanza, and many more aired their choicest material at the RDS, and State’s intrepid photographer Leah Carroll was on hand to photograph the boldest and […]





State’s Faces of Oxjam – in photos

September 16th, 2016 by

You’ve seen the video and read our thoughts on State’s hosting of the Oxjam stage at this year’s Electric Picnic, now the final word comes in image form with this this stunning gallery from our Olga Kuzmenko. See you in 2017.