Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop


band members

Emily Hamilton


Unearthed artists we like

Redspencer, Adam & Dusty, SEASIDE


Website

www.sanmeimusic.com/

Bio

San Mei AKA Emily Hamilton began her musical journey at the keys of her family piano, a consequence of a love ingrained and inherited from her dad’s favourite Beatles records and penchant for classic 60’s pop.

San Mei is enamoured with the transportativenature of music, her guitar heavy, delay ridden, dreamy popexplores the hyper-blaze of existence and the intricacies of the in between. Family and home have always been integral to Hamilton’s creative process. The daughter of Chinese-Malaysian and New Zealand born parents, her family immigrated to Australia at an early age. Her parents, resilient and sacrificial, nurtured and encouraged her creatively, instilling in her a gift that she would lean on heavily to help diffuse and navigate the chaos of growing up and forging her identity. Using art as therapy, her songs became a conduit for escape and to shoulder the loss of her mother. Armed with just a MIDI-keyboard and a Macbook San Mei was born.

Unearthed in 2018

Falls Music And Arts Festival

04 Nov 2018

Winner

San Mei

San Mei

Here's your winners!

They'll play Falls in their home state
More

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

19 Aug 2020

Triple J
40

A poignant new one from San Mei that's still charged up and full of movement. That's no fluke, it's San Mei in perfect balance.

A poignant new one from San Mei that's still charged up and full of movement. That's no fluke, it's San Mei in perfect balance.

Review

Review by Steph Hughes Steph Hughes

13 Aug 2020

Triple J
40

Such a gorgeous, drivey, lovelorn pop banger. Another hit to add to the list. Love this San Mei!

Such a gorgeous, drivey, lovelorn pop banger. Another hit to add to the list. Love this San Mei!

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

20 Mar 2020

Triple J
40

another emotionally honest one with san mei's golden rinse all over it. this one should be in a teen movie too.

another emotionally honest one with san mei's golden rinse all over it. this one should be in a teen movie too.