the Worm Moon, a serene album that flows like a warm current while simultaneously wresting open a
portal to another dimension. As much a work of California sci-fi as Octavia Butler’s Parable novels,
Night of the Worm Moon incorporates everything from alternate realities to divine celestial bodies.
Inspired in part by one of her musical idols, the Afro-futurist visionary Sun Ra (the album’s title is a tip
of the hat to his 1970 release Night of the Purple Moon), the record blends pastoral folk with cosmic