[New Rock Now] Young Empires - The Gates
Toronto's Young Empires are so hot right now. Their debut LP, The Gates, is out on Friday and the single by the same name is popular on modern rock radio. The band channels that electronic/indie rock vibe to create a fun and vibrant sound. Their first ep came out in 2012 and had more of a house energy, for this record they wanted to grow their sound. "We all knew that we wanted to make a record that was more mature," says lead vocalist Matthew Vlahovich. "We were 25 years old when we wrote...