A cursory listen to Brooklyn’s Dead Stars and it’s easy to think you’re listening to a scrappy, talented group of ’90s-inspired rockers. But, they’re mainstay on the hipper side of the local Brooklyn indie scene in 2014.
We spoke with Boston indie rock act Ryan Walsh of Hallelujah the Hills on his songwriting process, their recent California tour and how their latest album “Have You Ever Done Something Evil” came together.
There are people who credit Yo La Tengo with defining indie rock. If it’s true, it’s a pretty epic legacy. If you ask frontman and co-founder Ira Kaplan, however, he’s reluctant to even entertain the idea.