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The Silent Sea

Years Active 2015 to present

Genre Rock, Indie, Experimental

Members Ben Cooper - guitars & percussion Brent Simons - percussion & trumpet Chris Hopa - guitars Sam Harris - bass & trombone Tom Martin - vocals

Describe Your Sound

Modern and introspective soundscapes.



Ben Cooper


Long time high school mates supplemented by a few ads on Gumtree to secure our rhythm section!


Arcade Fire, City Calm Down, Foals, Kings of Leon, Radiohead, The War on Drugs.

Shared Bills With

The Foxton Kings, Colourbound, The Silent Deeds and Raksha

Career Highlights

First professional recording sessions at Crank Studios in North Perth.

Current Activity

Have recorded a second EP which will be released in early July. Currently writing a third EP or a full-length album for next summer.

Shared Members With

Chris Hopa and Ben Cooper are the sole song-writers and producers for the new 2018 duo, The Future Divide. Releases pending later this year.

Releases by The Silent Sea