All this week on triple j Unearthed, we're hanging out with Queensland artist and this weeks Feature star, San Mei.
Tell us about your music. How did you develop your sound?
I went down a few different paths to get to the sound I'm making now. Folk/country, synth-pop, guitar-driven... My focus right now is to find a balance of different elements of music and sounds that I love and create something that is hopefully exciting & unique.
What’s your greatest source of inspiration for making music?
I'm a huge day dreamer, so anything that moves me and makes me feel transported to another place. It could be anything - love, relationships, music, films, books, personal experiences etc.
What can punters expect from a San Mei live show?
To see me with my band comprising of 3 redheads. It's a beautiful sight to behold.
What’s the best advice you’ve been given and who was it from?
"Wear more sunscreen", by Nicole Kidman.
What Australian track would you play to cheer up someone who was crying?
'In the Air' by DMA's.
What Australian track would you play to someone to make them cry?
'Blood' by the Middle East.
You’re the DJ at a party. The dance floor is pumping. What Australian track do you put on next?
'M.O.B.' by Tkay Maidza
What was the last local gig you went to? How was it?
Watching my good friend Michael McCartney share the stage with killer acts like Austen, Lastlings and Paces at Bleach Festival during the Commonwealth Games on the Goldy was pretty special.
Tell us about the bands or people in the QLD music community that inspire you.
The people behind endeavours like Bleach Festival and awesome live music venues that are passionate and working hard to create an exciting live music scene here on the Gold Coast.
What are your plans for 2018?
My new EP is coming out a little later in the year, I'm recording some more music and hopefully playing as many great shows as I can!View Profile Hide Interview