WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Sunday song

It took some convincing, but I think I finally persuaded my wife that this little tale of a relationship gone sideways isn’t about us. I’d never say to Sue, for … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Who feels like a new song on a rainy Saturday?

“Wake-Up Call.” Just a little ditty about supporting the ones we love with a little upbeat pep talk now and then. “You’re your own worst enemy/Make yourself a friend a’ … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

We put the “amor” in amortization

For your listening pleasure, a little relationship advice you can use. Love is the investment that keeps on paying dividends.  

April 25, 2018 · 3 Comments

Here comes the song …

Somebody stripped out almost everything but the guitar and vocals here, so it’s a nice bare-bones version of this great tune. And even though we have some sun this weekend … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · 9 Comments

One plucky Russian

This is sort of an isolated track, because it’s just one dude playing the hell out of his guitar. A young Russian lad who is actually making this cheesy ’80’s … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · 8 Comments

Gimme smelter

The title is a nod to our forthcoming steel tariffs. Cute, huh? Kids, do you like your isolated guitar tracks? Here’s a classic. Keith Richards slicing his way through “Gimme … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · 16 Comments

Merkel cure

I was thinking about poor Angela Merkel, and how her star seems to be sputtering lately, and I felt the most profound sympathy for her. There was only one thing … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · 1 Comment

Get down

Gee, without the Bee Gees, the Bee Gees are pretty good! As always when you listen to isolated tracks, you hear detail that you can’t hear in the full mix, … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · 10 Comments

String-driven thing

This isn’t an isolated track, but I found it mesmerizing. The guitarist put a camera inside his guitar and then commenced to playing in a variety of natural settings. The … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

Struttin’

Seems like there’s no end to the isolated tracks you can find out there. This one features Keith Richards’ guitar work on “Stray Cat Blues,” from Beggars Banquet. Yes, it … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 3 Comments