Mr. Neutron's audio tribute to Tacoma band Girl Trouble, who weaves a magical web of lava lamps, black light posters, and shag carpeting.
Mr. Neutron sketches sixty years of Pacific Northwest rock.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Neutron surveys the Country/Power Pop/Cuddle-Core output of our own Neko Case.
Mr. Neutron theme music by Ron Averill.
Mr. Neutron provides a snapshot of a truly dynamic era in Everett music.
Seattle-area instrumental music of the fifties and sixties is the focus of Mr. Neutron's latest foray.
Mr. Neutron looks at the Mods latest, English Tapas, a strange, innovative work, a slightly warped version of music we've heard before.
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
Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill of Everett Public Library, Washington.
Ron Averill is Mr. Neutron, from Everett Public Library in Everett, WA.
"...a band of three lads dedicated to frivolity, wit and butt-shakin' boogaloo."
Thumbnail image by Andrew Hitchcock
Mr. Neutron, Ron Averill of Everett Public Library, examines the phenomenon of The Ventures, fifty plus years and more than 200 album's worth.
Mr. Neutron opens up the U-Men, the Seattle Proto-Grunge band that bridged the gap between punk, post-punk, hardcore, and grunge.
Mr. Neutron takes the measure of Clambake's 2015 release "Too Dumb to Die."
Everett Public Library's (WA) Mr. Neutron (Ron Averill) reviews Show Us Your Mind, by Portland's (OR) Summer Cannibals.
Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill, Everett Public Library, Everett, WA
Mr. Neutron, Ron Averill, with another gem from his record closet.
"When life gives me lemons, I turn up the stereo" -- Mr. Neutron
Mr. Neutron roots through the back of his closet and lets his freak flag fly.
Mr. Neutron mines punk's protest vein.
Mr. Neutron is Ron Averill