Articles by KentB

Kent B Poop 2014

Sundy Best is a really uncool country duo that could anchor Blake’s team on The Voice. Yes, I am embarrassed how much I enjoy their incredibly catchy and syncopated John Cougar Americana songs about drinking, true love and Kentucky. Fumaca Preta combines garage rock, Latin pyschedlia, fuzzy guitars, reverb, and it’s a trashy blast.



Kent B Poop ’12

Fab Four St. Etienne – Words and Music by St. Etienne* Loudon Wainwright II – Older than My old man now * Tedeschi Trucks Band – Everybody’s Talkin’ * Goat – World Music Kylie Minogue would kill for I’ve Got Your Music and DJ on St. Etienne’s latest with both its infectious beats and Sarah Cracknell’s feathery vocals somehow adding a nostalgic and emotional depth. Loudon Wainwright reminisces about mortality and generations past with a twinkle in his eye as…


Kent B Poop ’11

A lot of good new stuff, but nothing great except in the Jazz and Reissue bins. Highest marks go to Disco Inferno (we weren’t ready for them in 1992), George Jones, Fania Retrospective, Craig Taborn, Ambrose Akimusire and almost all African compilations. Formidable Fourteen Charles Bradley – No Time for Dreaming / Bombina – Agadez / M & A – things yes / Frank Turner – England Keep My Bones / White Denim – D / The Black Keys –…


Kent B Poop ’10

 Buy New or Used via amazon Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – I Learned the Hard Way Of course, it’s a little retro, but she doesn’t mimic the Motown or Stax mold. The songs are subtle with no killer bridges or gloss; yet they slowly take hold. It’s mature music about love and relationships gone bad. It’s soul. Buy New or Used via amazon Buy New or Used via amazon The Radio Dept. – Clinging to a Scheme Wonderful…


Kent B Poop 09

Sweet Sixteen   Buy New or Used through amazon Amadou & Mariam – Welcome to Mali   Buy New or Used through amazon White Denim – Fits  Buy New or Used through amazon Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You   Buy New or Used through amazon  OR   @ eMusic Passion Pit – Manners   Buy New or Used through amazon Dave Perkins – Pistol City Holiness   Buy New or Used through amazon Riverside – Anno Domini…