WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

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

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