(For the German experimental metal band, see The Ocean.) There is more than one artist under this name: 1. Ocean is a contemporary funeral doom/sludge quartet hailing from Portland, Maine. They recently released their second album, Pantheon of the Lesser, on Important Records. 2. Ocean is a singer-songwriter whose eclectic pop music spans from entrancing to danceable funk. 3. Oceán is a Czech synthpop band, very popular in the late 80s and early 90s. 4. océan was a French jazz project from the 90s that released the album Au pied, la mer ! in 1998.