Psychedelia at the Firebird

By Caleb Duda, Fall 2012 “Uh, this microphone is electrocuting me,” said Tone Rodent front man Adam Watkins, taking a step back. “We’re Tone Rodent.” The music started and I was greeted with a wall of sound as the night continued. St. Louis has had good shows aplenty lately and this was no exception. The … Continue reading Psychedelia at the Firebird

The Sound of Art: ECC Art Instructor Plays in Local Band

By Caleb Duda, Fall 2012 I was lucky enough to interview Tone Rodent front man and East Central art instructor Adam Watkins about his band and his music history. Watkins' work with music started overseas. “We got started when I was in grad school in England," said Watkins. “I was doing sound installations, making sound … Continue reading The Sound of Art: ECC Art Instructor Plays in Local Band