After moving to California from Ireland in 2013 he created a buzz in the area with the Irish-American rock group, "McHugh & Devine". The band toured and released The Movie Blues EP in 2015 and album "Emerald Hills" in 2016. Picking up several awards from Bay Area and international organizations for their song writing. Karl has been making noise lately with his solo project. Karl's lyric driven songs don't shy away from heavy hitting sound. He moved back to Ireland in 2018 and is currently based in County of Donegal.