LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: BrooklynVegan Premieres “Distortions In Phantasy III: Suspension” Video; Fourth Solo LP By Vastum Guitarist/Vocalist, Phantasiai, Out Now + Northwest Terror Fest Set Confirmed

photos by Dawn Howard Oakland, California-based multi-instrumentalist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF presents a new video for “Distortions In Phantasy III: Suspension” through a premiere hosted by BrooklynVegan. The song is found on her fourth solo LP, Phantasiai, which saw release in July. Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: Treble Premieres “Distortions in Phantasy I: Lure” Video; Fourth Solo Album From Vastum Guitarist/Vocalist, Phantasiai, Out Now + Vinyl Preorders Posted

Treble is hosting a new video for “Distortions in Phantasy I: Lure” by Oakland, California-based LEILA ABDUL-RAUF. The track is found on her cinematic fourth solo album, Phantasiai, which just saw release in mid-July, and is now awaiting its vinyl Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: Invisible Oranges Streams Entire Phantasiai LP; Fourth Ambient/Cinematic Solo Album From Vastum Guitarist/Vocalist Sees Release Through Cyclic Law This Friday

photos by Dawn Howard Invisible Oranges is currently hosting an exclusive stream of Phantasiai, the cinematic fourth solo album by Oakland, California-based LEILA ABDUL-RAUF, of Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Fyrhtu, and more. The record is playing ahead of its official Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: “The I Emerges II: In And Out Of Being” Premiered At New Noise Magazine; Fourth Solo LP, Phantasiai, Sees Release Through Cyclic Law Next Week

photos by Dawn Howard Next week, Oakland, California-based LEILA ABDUL-RAUF (Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Fyrhtu) will release her fourth full-length solo album, Phantasiai, through Cyclic Law. With the album on the verge of its public unveiling, New Noise Magazine is Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF Announces Fourth Solo LP, Phantasiai, For July Release Through Cyclic Law; Cover Art, Music, Preorders, And More Issued

photos by Dawn Howard Oakland-based artist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF will release her fourth full-length solo album, Phantasiai, in July through Cyclic Law, with a vinyl release to follow in September as a co-release with Cloister Recordings. The cover art, track listing, Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF Embarks On Scandinavian Tour Supporting Diminution LP This Week

[photo by Marcus LaBonte] Bay Area multi-instrumentalist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF – known for her work in Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Hammers Of Misfortune, Fyrhtu, and many others – embarks on a run of Scandinavian tour dates for this week supporting her Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF Announces October Scandinavian Tour Dates Supporting Diminution LP

[photo by Nathan Verrill] Bay Area multi-instrumentalist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF – known for her work in Vastum, Ionophore, Cardinal Wyrm, Hammers Of Misfortune, Fyrhtu, and many others – has booked a run of Scandinavian tour dates for this fall, supporting her Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: Video For “Hindsight” Premiered At New Noise Magazine; Physical Versions Of Third Solo Album, Diminution, Available Today

[photo by Allan I. Young] LEILA ABDUL-RAUF‘s third solo album, Diminution, is now available on CD and LP formats today, following its initial digital release last month. Alongside the unveiling of the album’s physical editions, a new video for the Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF’s Third Solo Album, Diminution, Streaming At Noisey; Digital Sees Release This Week + Physical Preorders Posted

[photo by Nathan A. Verrill] “Some would say this is dark and lonely music, with urban overtones, while others feel a sense of otherworldliness and calm in its shimmering moods. I appreciate and welcome each individual’s interpretation of the most Read More …

LEILA ABDUL-RAUF: “Life Leaving” Now Playing At Heathen Harvest; Third Solo Album, Diminution, Nears Release Next Week

[photo by Nathan A. Verrill] Bay Area-based multi-instrumentalist LEILA ABDUL-RAUF will unveil her third solo album, Diminution, next week. The latest single, “Life Leaving,” is now streaming at Heathen Harvest ahead of the album’s release. The follow-up to her highly-acclaimed Read More …