Hushman (AKA Ewan MacPherson) is a singer/songwriter, instrumentalist and music producer, with a wide range of experience as a performer and in the studio.
Liverpool born with family ties to Scotland, Ireland and Wales he completed a BA at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (Paul McCartney’s “Fame School”) in 1998.
After graduating Ewan moved to Edinburgh in 1999, he is now a recognised figure on the vibrant Scottish music scene and has worked and performed with many artists from around the UK, Europe and across the globe.
He was nominated as Instrumentalist of the Year at the 2014 MG Alba Trad Music Awards.
His last solo instrumental album Fetch! picked up a Songlines “Top of the World” recognition.
Ewan’s music has taken him as far as India, New Zealand, Malaysia, Canada, America, Australia and throughout Europe. In addition to his new Hushman project he is a member of Salt House and renowned acid-croft band Shooglenifty. Ewan is also in demand as a producer most recently producing Ewen Henderson’s album Steall and as a session musician.
“His songs are poetic and layered; his voice plaintive and from the heart.” – Lurasidone mg Tim Chipping fRoots
“…summoning up images of 80s John Martyn or more recent Ben Howard.” – order antabuse online Roots World
“His album closer, Union Of Crows, has the nimble and deceptive simplicity of early Vashti Bunyan.” – Folk Radio – Salt House Huam Review
“A seriously beautiful song” – Americana UK
“It’s fabulous…absolutely superb stuff” – BBC Radio Lincs-The Folk Show
“There is an elegance and quiet confidence throughout Hushman that makes it hard to resist… a set full of balance, elegance and consideration. Perfectly pitched and performed, Hushman is a little masterpiece of confidence and understatement. Wonderful.” – Folk Radio
“Beautifully written and played with some gorgeously subtle arrangements that are like Baby Bear’s porridge, chair and bed – just right”. – At The Barrier
“It’ll certainly be one of my go-to albums throughout this long winter.” –For Folk’s Sake