Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, State of Mind are the duo of Stu Maxwell and Patrick Hawkins. Since 2005 State of Mind have been notoriously prolific producers releasing on a broad spectrum of drum and bass labels. Material can be found on the shelves via CIA Recordings, Subtitles Records, Shogun Audio, Viper Recordings, 31 Records, Uprising, Bad Company, BSE & Obsessions, Project 51, Samurai, Non-Vogue and more. Not happy being mere producers and djs, SOM Music was launched in 2009 and is now regarded as a premier niche label in its own right. SOM Music is home to cutting edge artists like Nymfo, Black Sun Empire, Neonlight, Jade, Telekinesis, Mindscape, Dose, Borderline, Gridlok, Cern just to name a few. State Of Mind are the former hosts of the hugely popular ‘Next Level” 95BFM drum n bass show. The show has now been relaunched in bi-monthly podcast format due to popular demand.