TJ West // Turnstyled Junkpiled talks to Brian Whelan about his new record, Sugarland

photo:  Alex Loftus
Brian Whelan is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter who has recently added producer to his credits. He is a former member of the power-pop band, The Broken West (2004) and the Americana indie rock band, Apex Manor (2010- both bands on Merge Records). Whelan’s a multi-instrumentalist who has played with the illustrious Chuck Berry and was a longtime member of Dwight Yoakam’s band.  A Seattle native who moved to San Jose, CA in 1996, Whelan came to L.A. to study music at the University of Southern California and L.A. is where he has made his home...MORE