Devan Mulvaney was born in Brooklyn, New York to a family of musicians. He began recording his debut solo album in 2013 in his parents basement recording studio. In August 2015, he was in the process of mixing it, when he lost his entire family in a car crash.
In 2016, he resumed mixing with the help of Daniel Schlett of Strange Weather Studios, who mixed the Grammy Award winning album A Deeper Understanding by The War On Drugs. In 2017 it was mastered and released. His debut "Whippersnapper" is the culmination of original work spanning over a decade.
The Austin Chronicle gave Whippersnapper 4 stars. "The dream-pop collection melds the bright, kicky instrumentals of Dirty Projectors with Beach House's slow-burning expansiveness."
he is in the early stages of recording a second solo album.