Hudson Taylor – World Without You

September 25th, 2014 by

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Rare visitors to our shores these days, Hudson Taylor took advantage of a recent trip home to Dublin to revisit their musical past with a busking session on the city streets. The difference now of course is that their appearance provokes a reaction that most performers could only dream of. State sent Andrew Jordan and […]


Hozier – Sedated (live at Electric Picnic)

September 22nd, 2014 by

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With special thanks to Musicians With Cameras and Island Records, State.ie is delighted to bring you the second part of our exclusive footage of Hozier at this year’s Electric Picnic. Enjoy… You can download Hozier from iTunes here.


Hozier – From Eden (live at Electric Picnic)

September 19th, 2014 by

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This week is all about one man, with the release of Hozier’s much anticipated debut album. Having brought you the premieres of both his ‘Take Me To Church’ track and subsequent video, we can’t help but feel a little proud. So when we were offered the chance to spend the day with the man at […]


Passenger live in Dublin video exclusive

May 12th, 2014 by

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Saturday lunchtime saw Passenger drop into town on the latest leg of a busking your that has taken him to the streets of the UK, US and Australia. Bandwidth Sessions and State were on hand to capture the whole thing as Mike Rosenberg played a full show under the canopy of the Gaiety Theatre. A […]


Soak – ‘Blud’

March 10th, 2014 by

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The recorded version of her debut single sees Soak add guitar and drums (not to mention a remix from label bosses Chvrches), but ‘Blud’ began life as a simple acoustic song. In town last week for a support slot at the Olympia with the Scottish trio, State’s Andrew Jordan took Bridie Monds-Watson to the beautiful […]


Foy Vance – ‘Janey’

September 9th, 2013 by

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Northern soul man Foy Vance was in Dublin last week to promote his excellent new Joy Of Nothing album, released on the same US label as Little Green Cars. State’s Andy Jordan took the opportunity to get up close and personal.


Ham Sandwich – ‘Models’ (Live at Evening Songs)

September 3rd, 2013 by

UCD Choral Scholars at Evening Songs, Christchurch Cathedral by Paulo Gonçalves

State video maker Andrew Jordan has been beavering away Since our memorable Evening Songs show at Christ Church Cathedral earlier in the summer. Having brought you stunning clips of the UCD Choral Scholars performing with Heathers and Young Wonder, we now have the final act of the night. Ham Sandwich’s version of ‘Models’ is a […]


Heathers – ‘Forget Me Knots’ (live at Evening Songs)

July 11th, 2013 by

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The second of Andrew Jordan’s videos from our Evening Songs show at Christ Church features Heathers, stripped down to their acoustic roots but bolstered by the UCD Choral Scholars. The look on Ellie and Louise’s faces as the choir take over the final bars of the song says all you need to know about this […]


Young Wonder – ‘To You’ (live at Evening Songs)

July 1st, 2013 by

Young Wonder at Evening Songs, Christchurch Cathedral by Paulo Gonçalves

It was a month and a half ago that Young Wonder took to the stage of Christ Church Cathedral as part of our Evening Songs fifth birthday celebrations. They were joined by the UCD Choral Scholars for a spine tingling version of recent single ‘To You’. State’s Andrew Jordan was on hand to record this […]


Gabrielle Aplin – State Video Exclusive

February 20th, 2013 by

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You’ll be seeing a lot of Gabrielle Aplin over the coming months, with her debut album English Rain due for release at the end of April and a Dublin show at the Academy booked for 5th of that month. She was recently in town for a more flying visit to promote the single ‘Please Don’t […]


The Futureheads – Old Dun Cow (State video exclusive)

September 14th, 2012 by

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Last weekend saw The Futureheads bring their acapella and acoustic tour to Dublin and, as such, State took the opportunity to put them in a room with Andrew Jordan and his video camera. The result is a spirited version of ‘Old Dun Cow’, a traditional folk song from their native North East England and a […]


Liz Lawrence – I’d Rather (State video exclusive)

April 20th, 2012 by

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Liz Lawrence has spent a lot of time in Ireland of late, the UK singer songwriter choosing to launch her fine Bedroom Hero album here. State took the opportunity to put her together with Andrew Jordan for a version of ‘I’d Rather’ down by the Grand Canal in Dublin.


Elaine Mai – Release (Exclusive video)

April 10th, 2012 by

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Last week saw the release of Elaine Mai’s debut EP Dots (hear it on Nialler9, buy it here) and to mark the event we bring you this lovely video from Simon O’Neill and regular State cohort Myles O’Reilly. It captures her mixture of acoustic music and technology perfectly, something you can see for yourselves when […]


Video: First Aid Kit live at Workman’s Club

March 13th, 2012 by

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If their album The Lion’s Roar suggested that they were firmly on the path to Americana, First Aid Kit‘s recent show at the Workman’s Club in Dublin saw them take the full plunge. The track ‘Emmylou’ displays those influences more than most, a tribute to the great artists who have informed the Swedish duo’s sound. […]