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The Everett Public Library produces review podcasts of movies (The Treatment) , books (The Lone Reader), and music (Mr. Neutron's Record Closet.) We also produce historical podcast series, such as "Everett Voices" and "Smokestack Soundbites." All are produced under Creative Commons licenses with Attribution and Sharealike provisions.
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Now displaying: Category: Mr. Neutron's Record Closet
Jul 22, 2019

Jug band, hokum, whatever you call it, the Pacific Northwest has it.

Jun 18, 2019

Mr. Neutron's panegyric to the varieties of current Pacific Northwest Punk.

May 21, 2019

Mr. Neutron pontificates on the profusion of fine surf bands in the Pacific Northwest

Apr 16, 2019

...it's not your electropop or your indie pop or your synth pop. Today is about...Power Pop.

Mar 19, 2019

Mr. Neutron spotlights the soundtrack for the 2017 film Baby Driver, and marvels at its melding of audio and visual.

Feb 19, 2019

Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill of Everett Public Library (WA). Focus is on music of the Ram Rams, Choke the Pope, and Kulululu.

Jan 15, 2019

Spotlighting the swing music in Everett Public Library's music collection.

Ron Averill is Mr. Neutron

Dec 18, 2018

Ron ruminates about his favorite 2018 PNW albums.

Nov 20, 2018

Mr. Neutron spotlights Birch Pereira, a laid-back, yet frenetic Seattle artist who, along with his band The Gin Joints, somehow spans the chasm separating Perry Como, Johnny Horton, Fats Waller, and Artie Shaw.

Oct 18, 2018

Mr. Neutron's audio tribute to Tacoma band Girl Trouble, who weaves a magical web of lava lamps, black light posters, and shag carpeting.

Sep 18, 2018

Mr. Neutron sketches sixty years of Pacific Northwest rock.

Aug 21, 2018

Mr. Neutron samples The Funhouse Comp Thing 2, a raw, dirty-sounding, dangerous compilation of bands who played in Seattle's Funhouse, a punk bar that closed in 2012 to make way for an apartment building.

Jul 17, 2018

Mr. Neutron analyzes the psychedelic roadtrip, fuzz, reverb, and patchouli served up by Seattle's own Night Beats.

 

chord fragments: "Something's Missing," by Brett Edmonds. Courtesy of Internet Archive.

Jun 21, 2018

They're young, they're fresh, they're huge in Spain! Hear fuzz, psychedelia, hooks courtesy of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Yardbird guitar solos, and a trip to the garage circa 1966. 

May 15, 2018

Mr. Neutron surveys the Country/Power Pop/Cuddle-Core output of our own Neko Case.

 

Mr. Neutron theme music by Ron Averill.

Apr 17, 2018

Mr. Neutron provides a snapshot of a truly dynamic era in Everett music.

Mar 20, 2018

Seattle-area instrumental music of the fifties and sixties is the focus of Mr. Neutron's latest foray.

Feb 22, 2018

Mr. Neutron looks at the Mods latest, English Tapas, a strange, innovative work, a slightly warped version of music we've heard before.

Jan 16, 2018

Featuring Jason Webley and Oliver Elf Army.

 

Sound effect: 70043_juskiddink_sci-fi-2, from freesound.org

Image of Jason Webley performing in Gdynia, Poland, courtesy of Blueye, via Wikimedia Commons

Dec 19, 2017

Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill of Everett Public Library, Washington.

Nov 21, 2017

Ron Averill is Mr. Neutron, from Everett Public Library in Everett, WA.

Oct 17, 2017

"...a band of three lads dedicated to frivolity, wit and butt-shakin' boogaloo."

Thumbnail image by Andrew Hitchcock

Aug 15, 2017

Mr. Neutron, Ron Averill of Everett Public Library, examines the phenomenon of The Ventures, fifty plus years and more than 200 album's worth.

Jul 18, 2017

Mr. Neutron opens up the U-Men, the Seattle Proto-Grunge band that bridged the gap between punk, post-punk, hardcore, and grunge.

Jun 13, 2017

Mr. Neutron takes the measure of Clambake's 2015 release "Too Dumb to Die."

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