State Magazine’s annual new music tips Faces Of… finished up over the weekend with a gig in the Mercantile and the release of a beautifully-designed digital magazine by Simon Roche featuring some stunning photography of acts from Ireland tipped for the year including Hozier, Liza Flume, UNKNWN (pictured), Overhead The Albatross, Simi Crowns, Affleck, video… Read more »
Posted on January 20th, 2014
This looks superb. It’s a pity it wasn’t physically printed but regardless, State’s Faces of 2012 digital magazine is a sexy forward look at 20 of Ireland’s most promising new bands with original photography where possible. My Mmoths interview is in there too. Check out the Soundcloud compilation of the acts after the jump. The… Read more »
Posted on January 18th, 2012
State Magazine’s third annual Faces Of the Year series which picks out a selection of new Irish bands to watch kicked off today. There will be 20 artists covered accompanied with original photography from the State team where possible. The week will culminate in a mixtape and a digital magazine version on Friday. My interview… Read more »
Posted on January 9th, 2012
Alan over at State has been knocking out some quality mixtapes for the last few weeks. Here’s the latest – a ladycentric tracklisting featuring Glasser, Cults, Mountain Man , Henparty, Thomas Tantrum, Tieranniesaur, 2.54, Zola Jesus and more. Just click play. Check out his chillwave and weekend mixtapes after the jump too.
Posted on June 14th, 2010
Duke Special, R.S.A.G, Tilly and the Wall, Halfset, Irish musicians in Berlin, Hideaway House, Chicks, Beastie Boys, Chairlift, Le Galaxie, Max Tundra and more, more, more! Get your own – Open publication http://issuu.com/statemagazine/docs/state08_issuu More info @ the State site.
Posted on November 8th, 2008
Exciting times this week (hence the slow updates around here) as State is near completion. Have a look at Phil’s preview for issue one. State Magazine – Issue One
Posted on February 26th, 2008
Finally, the cat is out of the bag and other such clichés. Last May, I was contacted by Phil Udell regarding a new Irish music magazine he and others were in the beginnings of setting up. I met up with Phil, John Walshe and other contributors. It all sounded very exciting and I agreed it… Read more »
Posted on January 25th, 2008