“I hate the idea of ‘gigs,’” Maria Minerva told eMusic earlier this year. “It’s boring! When I go out, I just want somebody to DJ from about 10 to 6.” Maybe that’s why Minerva’s second proper LP unfolds like a break-of-dawn set from one of her crate-digging 100% Silk compatriots. Caught in a K-hole where disco balls spin in time to handclaps, rubberized bass lines and glitter-dusted beats, it’s woozy and weightless — dance music meant for actual moon walking.
By Marissa G. Muller on 04.03.14 in Lists
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By Wondering Sound Staff on 03.07.13 in Collections
Do we even need the preamble? You know what next week is and, like any right-thinking person, you've probably put off working out a schedule until the very last second. So as you start to hammer out your crazymaking week...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.10.12 in Lists
Every year, when eMusic's editorial staff compiles our annual best-of list, the goal is never to come to some kind of academic determination of the year's best records via a series of complicated formulas and criteria. T...