WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Won’t be long now …

Look at this thing. Just look at it. I can’t wait to stick my nose in those f-holes. In other news, I’m not afraid of Elizabeth Warren. In other other … Continue reading

November 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The pieces are falling into place …

What a terrific distraction from the frustrations of American life in late 2019, when it feels like almost everything is built on a foundation of Jell-O. My guitar is coming … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · 3 Comments

Music for your next identity crisis

Do you like the wah-wah, kids? Well, as a great man once said, in this song I’ve given you a wah-wah. Once in a great while, when I look in … Continue reading

October 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sensible song for making sense of all the senselessness

Here’s one that I think you’ll all appreciate. The answer to why things seem so totally effed up right now is that everyone is whacked! It’s not you, it’s them. … Continue reading

August 20, 2019 · 4 Comments

Picky pics

No sooner do I bitch and moan about my yet-to-exist custom-built guitar, than the luthier sends me some pics. I’m newly stoked. First is a shot of the maple back. … Continue reading

August 8, 2019 · 5 Comments

String-driven thing

Last year—maybe I mentioned it—I hired a luthier to make me an archtop guitar. Somewhere along the way, I got this bee in my bonnet and I thought, as so … Continue reading

August 1, 2019 · 4 Comments

Mixing it up

It’s starting to look like I’ll have a new novel on offer this fall. Indie, of course, since I seem to be persona non grata in the world of literary … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · 13 Comments