Author: Vince Azzarello

Hello all, Vince here. I am the production director at Kheart 106.9 FM and KHRT 1320 AM, in Minot, N.D., and a big Christian music fan of all genres. My first love was hip-hop, dated indie rock for a while, swooned over hardcore, and now I've grown to appreciate all of them in different ways. I host my own show on Kheart called "The Alternative Takeover," which is aimed at the younger audience (middle school to college) and features hard rock, alternative, rap, and other unique Christian artists and genres.

June 18, 2015

INTERVIEW : Come and Rest

Chances are you might not have heard of Come and Rest. The metalcore group out of Atlanta, GA, recently released a new EP called Blacklist. This stuff is hard-hitting with dark melodies and a tone to match. Frontman Noel Alejandro was kind enough to chat with me over the phone to discuss the thought process behind their second independent release.… Continued →

March 12, 2015

March 5, 2015

September 9, 2014

July 9, 2014

June 17, 2014

April 30, 2014

INTERVIEW : Playdough & DJ Sean Patrick

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.Continued →

April 29, 2014

April 1, 2014

March 3, 2014

INTERVIEW : Spoken

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. … Continued →

February 3, 2014

January 27, 2014

January 17, 2014