Chicago band Empires has come a long way since they first released debut album Howl for free download on their website. After several stand-out performances and their most recent release, Garage Hymns, Empires seems to have honed in on their own unique sound and voice.
In the video for upbeat track “Keep It Steady,” rapid cuts along with flashing lights and rowdy scenes are a great visual representation of the song’s energy. The guys had a great time making the video, too.
“We rented a cabin up in Wisconsin to blow off some steam after a busy summer,” said guitarist Tom Conrad. “We ended up blowing up a few other things (and became pro archers) in the process.”
The video was directed and shot by Chris Strong. Catch the premiere for the video below.