Australian one-man band
was perhaps the most prolific purveyor of "lo-fi black metal" at the beginning of the new century, with a sound dominated by keyboards and drums.
Ildjarn was the main influence on
Mysterious Semblance (2004), that contains the 20-minute
Mysterious Semblance Of Spectral Trees,
and the eclectic
Spiritual Catharsis (2004), that contains the 13-minute Spiritual Catharsis and that incorporates element sof
noisecore, ambient music, cosmic music, black metal, dub, etc.
Trepidation (2005) was rather monotonous and
Embittered Darkness/ Isle de Morts (2006) was simply amateurish.
The routine of electronic ambience, drum-machine beats and fuzzed-out doom continued on
Ghostwoodlands (2007) and Solitude (Displeased, 2007).
Black Desolate Winter/ Depressive Hibernation (2005), containing
the 30-minute Black Desolate Winter,
Nefaria/ A Tragic Journey Towards The Light (Southern Lord, 2007)
Nocturnal Emissions / Nyctophobia (Displeased, 2007) compiled demos from his early days.
Autumnal Melancholy (2008) boasted one of the most metal-lish riff-driven pieces, Meandering In Sorrow, but also austere compositions that are
as far removed from black metal as it gets.
Subsequent albums by this prolific and very lo-fi (low quality) musician
Foreboding Silence (2008),
Southwest Passage (Displeased, 2009),
Perceiving The World With Hate (Displeased, 2009).
The split Cold Winter Moon / In The Valley Of The Shadow Of Death (Finsternis, 2011) with Veil Of Darkness resurrects old recordings from
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