It's Not a Lake; It's an Ocean

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This is the first track I wrote for the album dating back to 2013 as a project for music composition class. The title came from a quote in the game "Alan Wake." It represents what seams like a simple musical phrase or "lake," but it evolves into a complex progression or "ocean."


from Hydrothermia, released July 26, 2016



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Istari Chicago, Illinois


Aaron Baer - Guitars/Bass/Programing/Engineering

Brennan Probst - Artwork

Istari started in summer 2011 when Aaron Baer decided to write a bunch of music. Since that summer, Aaron looked for other members, but received no such luck. Aaron decided to record everything he wrote in hopes of getting his music out there and finding some members.
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