When calling emms-smart-browse, I successfully get into the artist list
of the music I love. Now, I always find myself hitting 2 because I'm
interested in seeing the albums. When hitting 2 in the artist view, I
get exactly the kind of view I want to see by default.
> I have tried using emms-browser-mode-hook, but
> #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
> (add-hook 'emms-browser-mode-hook 'emms-browser-expand-to-level-2)
> just makes Emacs freeze up when calling emms-smart-browse.
It looks like emms-browser-find-top-level function goes into an infinite
loop. So it is a bug in the browser code.
Until it gets fixed you can try something like this: