Tag: interview

April 9, 2022

Song of the Day: Gideon - Leif Erickson

Gideon is a melodic hxc band from Alabama. I saw them in their early incarnation when they just switched vocalists to Daniel Mcwhorter. Actually interviewed Timothy Naugher back in college. This specific song was chosen due to the show I just got through Vikings Valhalla which is set 100 years after the original series. Leif is heavily portrayed in the show. Lift your hands in worship to this one! MY GOD IS LOVE!!!! Pour out your Grace Rain down your love You are the Joy, That floods my heart NEVER AGAIN!!… Continued →

January 24, 2020

October 17, 2019

INTERVIEW : Chase Tremaine

Join me as I interview Nashville emo-rock advocate Chase Tremaine about his new single “Matter” and his upcoming album Unfall. In the interview Chase explains the meaning behind his song “Matter,” how he hopes his new album will help grow the emo/pop-punk scene in Nashville, and why CDs still matter (no pun intended). You can find out more about Chase and his music at ChaseTremaine.com and get your physical copy of Unfall by backing his Kickstarter campaign before November 5th.… Continued →

July 22, 2018

April 26, 2018

August 28, 2017

July 20, 2017

INTERVIEW : Phil Chamberlain of To Speak of Wolves

We had a chance to speak with Phil Chamberlain for To Speak of Wolves in preparation of their upcoming album (out TOMORROW). IVM: Hey Phil, thanks for taking some time to talk. 2016 saw the release of “New Bones” on Cardigan Records and “Dead in the Shadow” is coming up quickly. This all follows years of years of silence. How have things changed for the band, be it lineup, personal lives, or musical influences? Phil Chamberlain: We took a few years off to pursue matters in our personal lives so when we got back together in 2016 we kind of exploded out a ton of music in a short amount of time.… Continued →

May 28, 2017

April 11, 2017

Brave New World

INTERVIEW : Interview with Parker Boles of Brave New World

Indie Vision Music: Tell me a bit about your music. What’s it called, what style is it, when you’ll be releasing some material? It’s pretty broad but should get the conversation going. Parker Boles: My music is a blend of post-hardcore, emo, and pop-punk, mixed in with some blues. The first material I’ll be releasing will be mostly covers, and the album that I am working on is 11 covers and one original, titled “Horizon To Horizon”.… Continued →

March 10, 2015

INTERVIEW : Fireflight

Here is an e-mail interview between Dawn Michele, vocalist of Grammy-nominated rock band Fireflight, and Ian Zandi. However, most of these questions are actually adapted from our very own Brandon Jones. Be sure to check out their new independent album INNOVA when it drops on 5/5/15. The current single "Resuscitate" is Fireflight's eighth #1 hit.

March 4, 2015

INTERVIEW : The Hawk In Paris

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.

March 3, 2015

January 27, 2015

INTERVIEW : Aaron Gillespie

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.

July 23, 2014

INTERVIEW : Mattie Montgomery of For Today

We recently had the chance to talk with Mattie Montgomery, lead vocalist and frontman vocalist of Razor & Tie metalcore band, For Today. We talked about their new record, fatherhood, the highs and lows of Warped Tour, and what it means to be Christians in the music industry.

July 15, 2014

INTERVIEW : Lecrae

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.

July 9, 2014

INTERVIEW : B. Cooper

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!Continued →

March 8, 2014

INTERVIEW : The Saving

I recent got the chance to interview Andres Ortiz, the brains behind the one man project that is The Saving. We talked about the recording process, lyrics on the new album, and what the future holds for the project.

March 4, 2014

INTERVIEW : The Overseer

I had the chance to talk with guitarist/clean vocalist of the up and coming Solid State Records power house, The Overseer. We talked about the new record, the band's van getting broken into, to which rap artist they would like to tour with.

February 20, 2014

Questions for The Overseer

In honor of the sophomore album, "Rest & Let Go", from The Overseer which comes out on March 4th I will be conducting a written interview with the band. Submit your questions you would like asked here.

January 10, 2014

INTERVIEW : Jonathan Thulin; Charmaine

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.

July 22, 2013

September 3, 2012

May 21, 2012

INTERVIEW : Sanhedrin

Steven A. Cosand wanted to be my friend on Facebook about a year ago. I really did not know who he was until I read a post from Overcome announcing that Steven would be replacing Nicholas Greenwood as their second guitar player. We became fast friends and talked online almost everyday. At the end of 2011 Steven posted a link to his solo project Sanhedrin’s debut EP Pro Human, Pro Life. I was stoked to hear what he could do on his own.… Continued →

May 3, 2012

INTERVIEW : Maranatha

I met Collin in California on November 22, 2003 at the Showcase Theater. He was playing in Shawn Jonas of Zao’s new band Symphony In Peril. We became fast friends, and I have followed Collin’s musical and design career ever since. When he posted the Band Camp link to his new solo project Maranatha, I was stoked to say the least. After hearing what Steven Cosand of Overcome did with Sanhedrin by himself. I knew Collin’s project had to be just as good, and was I right.… Continued →

May 2, 2012

INTERVIEW : See The Light

So I was assigned to do a interview with one of Come & Live‘s newest bands See The Light. This band hails from southern California, and is helping spread the Spirit-Filled core to the masses. After digging up all the dirt I could find, and getting moved in to my new apartment . I emailed their drummer Teddy Ramirez. So here are some hard hitting questions with some heavier hitting answers.… Continued →

January 21, 2012

January 16, 2012