Founded in 2002, State of Mind is the drum and bass duo from New Zealand of Patrick Hawkins and Stuart Maxwell.
The State of Mind discography includes labels such as Teebee 's Subtitles Recordings , Total Science 's CIA Recordings, DJ Friction 's Shogun Audio, Concord Dawn 's Uprising Records , Doc Scott's 31 Records, Bad Company 's BC Presents & Black Sun Empire 's Black Sun Empire Recordings .
In 2007 State of Mind launched their own record label, SOM Music .
State of Mind are also hosts of the New Zealand radio station 95bfm drum and bass show " The Next Level ".
State of Mind took out the "Breakthrough Artist" award and shared "Electronic Single of the Year" with Concord Dawn for the song "Aces High" at the 2006 B-Net Awards. They were nominated at the 2007 New Zealand Music Awards for "Best Electronic Album" for their debut LP "Take Control" .
In March 2009 they released a second LP, "Faster Than Light" , featuring guest appearances from New Zealand artists PNC and Tiki Taane .