Category Archives: Interviews
Hello my friends, it’s been a while, but I’ve got another sweet interview for you to enjoy. Recently I attended the City Rock Fest Tour, featuring Disciple, Decyfer Down, Nine Lashes, and Seventh Day Slumber, when it made a stop in Minot, North Dakota. I didn’t have a chance to plan an interview in advance, but I figured I’d bring my iPod and mini microphone and see if any of the groups would be…
An interview with The Hawk In Paris’ Dan Haseltine and Ian Zandi. Topics include their new single “Frozen Heart”, finding inspiration, and why the band won’t tour.
The 2nd part of an interview between Tim Skipper, Stephanie Skipper, and Ian Zandi. This segment focuses on the House of Heroes project.
An IVM exclusive interview with post-hardcore band Naturalist. Conversation topics include their intriguing cover art, the new album direction, and staring at people just to creep them out.
This is a transcript of a phone interview I had over digital coffee today with CCM singer-songwriter Ellie Holcomb. The 30 minute conversation includes topics such as her album As Sure as the Sun, her involvement with Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, potential collaboration with Jon Foreman, touring plans, a relatively-unknown side project, and her thoughts on streaming services.
A phone interview of Aaron Gillespie conducted by Ian Zandi for IVM on 1.27.15. Topics include his new worship album, touring plans, his time with Paramore, Breaking Bad, streaming music, and vinyl purchases.
In our final, deluxe, day of Project 86 week, we unveil the questions that Schwab picked to answer from your fan questions!
I was lucky enough to talk with Bill Mallonee about his upcoming album Winnowing and the intersection between faith and art; much of it was off the record, but here are a few of his words to shed light on the album and his approach to songwriting.
David Wimbish of The Collection was kind enough to take some time and have a conversation with me over email. We talked about The Collection’s new album, “Ars Moriendi,” how the writing process works, what it’s like to have a family for a band, faith, hope, love, and everything else in between.
Releasing a new album in under two months, non-stop touring and really diverse music tastes…it was great to sit down and chat with the boys of Judah & The Lion.
A couple of weeks ago, I spent an impromptu 15 minutes talking with Lecrae at Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto (Canada), where he was performing a set during WonderJam.
With sales from their debut album, Rewind, reaching over 11,000 copies sold and a full season of touring under their belt the Minnesota band is on the verge of something big.
His name is unfamiliar, but he’s been involved in hip-hop since he was 14 years old. B. Cooper is about to get his due. July 15 marks the release date for his new album, While The City Sleeps, being released by Reflection Music Group. We spoke on the phone concerning his excitement for the new release, the privilege of working with other amazing artists, and the state of hip-hop in general. Enjoy!
IVM: What’s up guys! I get the…
After 4 song debuts from American Arson we are wrapping up the week with an interview. Read below for info on Evan Baker, the man behind the project, then head over to his store to purchase the album.
Bad Christian’s own King’s Kaleidoscope touched base with us this week about their partnership with Bad Christian, their new album, and what makes them tick. Check out our conversation, here.
The week after Playdough & DJ Sean Patrick dropped their new collaboration, Gold Tips, they were kind enough to spend some time discussing the new project with me over the phone. In this interview you’ll discover that these guys are hilarious, fun-loving, humble men of God that know how to “turn the party out.”
IVM: This is Vince, and I’m very excited to be talking with two awesome guys. Playdough, the MC from Dallas,…
In this exclusive interview with Project 86 frontman Andrew Schwab, we talk about the new record, using indiegogo, and even ask a few questions about past jams.
I had the privileged opportunity to interview Kim Caro who is the vocalist for upcoming indie rock band B Is Bridgie. She shared how they got to know producer Scott Silletta, people who she wished or wish she could collaborate with, and her fancy for bottle cap art.
A couple of weeks ago I spent an entertaining evening with Matt Baird (and some local talent) at a coffee shop, where Matt was performing an acoustic set. He had been traveling for 2 weeks playing acoustic gigs, just him, his guitar, and his family. The city of Minot, where I currently reside, was his final stop before a very short 2-day break until it was back on the road again, this time with the entire band in tow. The…
We close our Loftland Week out with an exclusive interview with the band. Thanks for joining us on another great artist centered week of content. Be sure to check back in March as we announce another great “__________ Week” event.
The “In The Silence of the Mind” Interviews – Part 2 (Silverline, My Ransomed Soul, Merge, This City Awaits)
Continuing the “In the Silence of the Mind” Interviews, I pick up with Silverline, This City Awaits, Merge, and My Ransomed Soul.
The “In The Silence of the Mind” Interviews – (Eyes of Eli, Righteous Vendetta, Southbound Fearing, more)
In preparation for this year’s “In the Silence of the Mind” articles, I reached out to some key people in the industry to get their thoughts. This “super interview” compiles the answers from Righteous Vendetta, Eyes of Eil, Dorean Lives, Declaration AD, and Southbound Fearing.
Hey guys, Vince here back with another artist interview. This time around I’m chatting with Aaron Stone, the voice behind the music and lyrics of My Epic, the band that doesn’t quite seem to fit on Facedown Records, yet they form a perfect union. My Epic released their new effort Behold last month to stellar reviews. Fans have been connecting with it lyrically and musically, and in our talk Aaron explains all about the ambient tone, what it…
I was lucky enough to have the privilege of interviewing Shane Ochsner, the man behind Everything In Slow Motion. Shane is a great conversationalist, and I felt like I really got to know him during our 80 minute chat. He was by far the longest phone interview I’ve ever conducted, but he was also the most personable guy. Maybe it’s because we’re both living in North Dakota, but probably because he is the most genuine, humble person I’ve ever…
DREAM Records artist Jonathan Thulin and independent singer/songwriter Charmaine are embarking on an Australian tour in January, visiting people’s houses for acoustic, intimate concert evenings. Check out the interview below.
7 Spin / Sony recording artist Jordan-Morgan Lansdowne shares his background in music and more through this in-depth interview. Check him out this November on The Hiding Places Tour, presented by Indie Vision Music and 7 Spin Music.