Joy Rides… On the wheels of Samara Lubelski’s (probably) best album to date, The Gilded Raid, Lubelski is back with a 5-song cassette of even more new material. Although the beautiful purple psychic vibes of The Gilded Raid are all still perfectly present, Lubelski takes a darker turn and tone this drive out with her work on Joy Rides. It’s after midnight listening. The deep connection between Samara’s outré improv and instrumentation and her pop–forward songwriting has never been so strongly experienced until now. .