25 Jan Ryan Fisherman
Ryan Fisherman is the moniker of Christchurch musician Ryan Chin – local artist, multi instrumentalist, producer, and session musician. Ryan stepped into the music scene circa 2013 as the drummer for indie electronic act Doprah, a band that received high praise from NZ audiences and critics.
Over the years Ryan further developed his skills as a drummer, guitarist, bassist and singer by working with many local artists such as Ben Woods, Emily Fairlight, Fraser Ross, Adam Hattaway, Holly Arrowsmith, Amiria Grenell, Tom Maxwell, Katie Thompson, and more. Now flying solo as a songwriter, The Fisherman has supported international & local acts such as Julia Jacklin, Lawrence Arabia, Don McGlashan, Kane Strang, and Flip Grater.
He released his debut studio album ‘Vibe’ in May 2020. The album features over twenty NZ musicians including Marlon Williams, Candice Milner, Indi, Ben Woods, and Motte. The album was recorded at the Sitting Room in Lyttelton with good friend & renowned producer Ben Edwards. The live band consists of Simon Gregory (guitar), Elmore Jones (guitar), Aj Park (drums), and Ben Odering (bass). Their sound is best described as an alt-country mix bag.