Published in Berkshires Week on Jan. 23, 2013
Original article: http://www.benningtonbanner.com/berkshiresweek/ci_24970523/stepkids-drummer-moca-is-good-fit
NORTH ADAMS — After years of establishing themselves in the music industry with musicians and groups like pop/soul star Alicia Keys and the beach-rock college band Zox, guitarist Jeff Gitelman, bass player Dan Edinberg and drummer Tim Walsh returned to their Connecticut roots to form The Stepkids, an adventurous new trio with a psychedelic outlook on classic soul, jazz, funk and rock conventions. In September they released their second album, “Troubadour,” following up their 2011 self-titled debut with a more polished, progressive sound.
On Saturday, The Stepkids will perform at Mass MoCA’s Club B10. Looking forward to the concert, Berkshires Week/ Shires of Vermont talked with drummer Tim Walsh about modern art, old buildings and the evolution of The Stepkids.
Jack McManus: How did the band come together?
Tim Walsh: Well basically, Connecticut is a …