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Submarine Fleet is a 5 piece band consisting of electric guitars (6 string, baritone, and bass), drums, and vocals. The 5 members combine dreamy high frequency shimmer, deep range melodiousness, and hypnotic rhythms to set the stage for passionate male vocal works with surrealist leanings.

Submarine Fleet has often been compared to the likes of 1980’s 4AD label artists such as Cocteau Twins (primarily with respect to their heavily layered guitar work). However, upon closer observation, hints of things more reminiscent of Blonde Redhead, And Also The Trees, and Ummagumma era Pink Floyd become recognizable. Add to that their generous song lengths, which build and maintain their resonance through a well crafted intensity, and one comes up with a sound that is at once psychedelic, intriguing and mysterious.

“In a Case of Fire”, Submarine Fleet’s debut E.P., was officially released on July 26, 2005.

This entirely self-produced and self-released CD includes 5 songs from their all-original live repertoire; a catalogue of songs which has begun to engage and endear a respectable following amongst the concert-going crowds of Portland, Oregon.

On July 22nd the band, in ship-shape from the studio, performed a very well attended CD release party at Portland’s Ash Street Saloon. This event marked a definite high point in the band’s first nine months of playing live, months which have included appearances with other Portland artists such as Dorien, The Divided, The Gentry, The Prids, and nationally touring acts such as Collide and Girl in a Coma.


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  • mareczek27


    16 Jan 2013 Reply
  • RedjMusic

    need another album...such great stuff

    30 Sep 2012 Reply
  • AcronymBlood_

    Ashkelon Sain knows how to make a band

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Psyker_

    Long sail Submarine Fleet...

    5 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Psyker_

    Unreal sound... Stunningly. From Moscow with love )

    23 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Hellraiser917

    Great band!

    17 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Hellraiser917

    Sea Of Chance, last 3 minutes, wow, amazing...

    27 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Royal_SafariIII

    Itunes tells me that I have listened to "Sea Of Chance" 105 times. It's still rising.

    8 May 2010 Reply
  • darkrider1

    Great stuff! Keep at it!

    17 Apr 2010 Reply
  • chamaleonicann

    amazing band

    7 Dec 2008 Reply
  • skott1966

    Hey Tyrone28 - Submarines are referred to as "boats" for historical reasons because vessels deployed from a ship are referred to as boats. The first submarines were launched in such a manner. The English term U-Boat for a German submarine comes from the German word for submarine, U-Boot, itself an abbreviation for Unterseeboot ("undersea boat"). So in regards to fleet or force.... who cares. The band is amazing!

    24 Sep 2008 Reply
  • skott1966

    Yeah, this is so refreshing

    24 Aug 2008 Reply
  • mlinder

    We've released our new Full Length, A Very Strange Sight in the Distance. We hope you enjoy it.

    21 Sep 2007 Reply
  • Tyrone28

    the name should be submarine force, not fleet. fleet refers to surface boats. good music though. - an ex-bubblehead

    3 Apr 2007 Reply