There are at least three artists known as Aetherius: 1. Aetherius is the performance name of independent electronica artist Rab Townsend, who hails from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has self-produced more than four albums worth of original material since 2001. His music combines stylistic elements of dark ambient, industrial rock, and downtempo, as well as film music, with an emphasis on melancholy moods and spacey atmospheres. Aetherius began making music at the age of 14 using the name Dj_StarChild.