Albums featuring Ian Brennan as performer 

Ian Brennan (Toy Gun Murder, 1987)  
One Last Kiss (Toy Gun Murder, 1988)  
Twisting By The Pool (Toy Gun Murder, 1988)  
One Sided Stories, Ian Brennan & The Faith Healers (Toy Gun Murder, 1990)  
Stuff (Toy Gun Murder, 1992)  
Paperboy (Toy Gun Murder, 1994)  
Cheapskate (Toy Gun Murder, 1996)  
Teacher's Pet (Toy Gun Murder, 1998)  
Mail-Order Brides (Toy Gun Murder, 2000)  
Sometimes It Just Takes That Long: 1987–2015 (Independent Records Ltd [IRL], 2016)

Silenced by Sound: the Music Meritocracy Myth, spoken-word release (PM Press, January 2021) 


     Compilation albums produced and released by Brennan (acoustic performances recorded live by Brennan at Brainwash Laundromat in San Francisco) 

Unscrubbed: Live From The Laundromat, various artists (Toy Gun Murder, 1997)  
Unscrubbed: Live From The Laundromat II, various artists (Toy Gun Murder, 1998) featuring Henry Kaiser 
Unscrubbed: Live From The Laundromat III, various artists (Toy Gun Murder, 1999) featuring Grandaddy  

     Albums produced by Brennan 

I Stand Alone, Ramblin' Jack Elliott (Anti-, 2006) 

Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John, Peter Case (Yep Roc Records, 2007) 

Rain Machine, Rain Machine (Anti-, 2009)- Brooklyn, New York 

Kigali Y’ Izahabu, The Good Ones (Dead Oceans Records, 2010) – Rwanda 

Tassili, Tinariwen (Anti-, 2011)– Mali/Algeria 

He Is #1, Malawi Mouse Boys (IRL, 2012) – Malawi 

Italia 1988–2012, Jovanotti (ATO Records, 2012) 

Trance Percussion Masters of South Sudan, Wayo (Riverboat, 2013) 

South Sudan Street Survivors, General Paolino featuring Mama Celina (IRL, 2013) – South Sudan 

Little Copper Still, The Cedars (Clubhouse Records, 2013) – Scotland/South Africa/Portugal 

Lapwong (Freedom Fighters), Acholi Machon (IRL, 2014) 

Dirt is Good, Malawi Mouse Boys (IRL, 2014) 

I Have No Everything Here, Zomba Prison Project (Six Degrees Records, 2015) – Malawi 

Survival Songs, Bob Forrest (Six Degrees Records, 2015)– Big Sur, California 

War is a Wound, Peace is a Scar, Hanoi Masters (Glitterbeat, 2015) – Vietnam 

Kibera Esbera (Kenya), West Bridge Band (Electric Cowbell Records, 2015) – Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya 

Rwanda is My Home, The Good Ones (IRL, 2015) – Rwanda 

Quaranta (40), Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (Ponderosa Music & Art, 2015) – Apulia, Italy 

Like a Bird or Spirit, Not a Face, Sainkho Namtchylak (Ponderosa Music & Art, 2015) – Tuva 

They Will Kill You, If You Cry, Khmer Rouge Survivors (Glitterbeat, 2016) – Cambodia 

Rough Romanian Soul, Zmei3 (Six Degrees Records, 2016) – Romania 

Forever Is 4 You, Malawi Mouse Boys (Omnivore Recordings, 2016) 

I Will Not Stop Singing, Zomba Prison Project (Six Degrees Records, 2016) 

Why Did We Stop Growing Tall?, Abatwa [The Pygmy] (Glitterbeat, 2017) - Rwanda/Burundi 

White African Power, Tanzania Albinism Collective (Six Degrees Records, 2017) – Tanzania 

Make Trouble, John Waters (Third Man Records, 2017) 

Our Skin May Be Different, But Our Blood is the Same, Tanzania Albinism Collective (Six Degrees Records, 2018) – Tanzania 

Score for a film about Malawi without music from Malawi, Malawi Mouse Boys (Toy Gun Murder, 2018) 

God is not a terrorist, Ustad Saami (Glitterbeat Records, January 2019) – Pakistan 

Not a homeless person, just a person without a home, Homeless Oakland Heart (Electric Cowbell Records, October 2019) 

Rwanda, You Should Be Loved, The Good Ones (Anti-, 2019) 

Why (the War)?, Yemen War Refugees (Toy Gun Murder, 2020) - Yemen 

Funeral Songs, fra fra (Glitterbeat Records, April 2020) – Ghana 

Who You Calling Slow?, Sheltered Workshop Singers (September 2020) 

Pakistan is for the peaceful, Ustad Saami (Glitterbeat Records, October 2020) - Pakistan

I've Forgooten Now Who I Used to Be, Witch Camp [Ghana] 

Prayer to Pasolini, John Waters (Sub Pop Records, April 2021) - recorded onsite in Italy

 We are an island, but we're not alone, Comorian (Glitterbeat Records, May 2021) – Comoros

Albinism Unity (We Are Still Living In a Troubled World), Tanzania Albinism Collective (Six Degrees Records, June 2021) single

Sons of South Sudan, Acholi Machon (Good Deeds Music, July 2021)[173] – South Sudan

I'm So Tired of Evil, Malawi Mouse Boys (Toy Gun Murder, August 2021) single – Malawi 

East Pakistan Sky, Ustad Saami (Glitterbeat Records, October 2021) - Pakistan 

A Lifetime Isn't Long Enough, War Women of Kosovo (Toy Gun Murder, February 2022)- Kosovo 

Death Can Come at Any Time, fra fra (Glitterbeat Records, February 2022) single - Ghana see ghosts, I see sky, The Good Ones (Six Degrees Records, April 2022)

Afar Ways, Yanna Momina (Glitterbeat Records, August 2022) - Djibouti

The First Time I Wore Hearing Aids, Raymond Antrobus (Toy Gun Murder, September 2022)

Where water meets water: Bird Songs & lullabies, Sainkho Namtchylak (Ponderosa Music & Art, March 2023)
Thank you for bringing me back to the sky, The Oldest Voice in the World [Azerbaijan] (Six Degrees Records, April 2023)
Our Language May Be Dying, But Our Voices Remain (Botswana), Taa! (Glitterbeat Records, June 2023)
An Investigator (of Missing Sounds), Raymond Antrobus (Toy Gun Murder, 2023)
Some Mississippi Sunday Morning, Parchman Prison Prayer (Glitterbeat, 2023)