Bryan Highhill was born and raised in the Twin Cities, where he discovered his love for music at an early age. Bryan pursued a Trumpet performance degree from the University of Redlands and graduated in 2008. After graduation, he went on to work at Santa Fe Public Radio in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
While living in New Mexico Bryan recorded a couple of solo albums under the moniker “Lumpy.” His album “Life, Man” was awarded "Best Pop Album" at the 2012 New Mexico Music Awards.
After moving back to Minnesota in 2012, Bryan began working at AM950.. He is currently working as Digital Content Coordinator for Gray Plant Mooty, doing freelance audio work, and writing and recording new Lumpy material.