Emily Tan is a freelance writer and photographer based in Jersey City, N.J. She been covering all things women, pop culture, music and tech since 2008. Emily has been published in the Seattle Times, AOL Music, Lemondop, CMJ, Spinner, PopEater. Currently, Emily contributes to a various places in the U.S. and U.K. including The Line of Best Fit, Idolator, Village Voice, Diffuser.fm and TheBoombox.com. contributes to various sites and publications in the U.S. and U.K. including TheBoomBox.com, Diffuser.fm, The Line of Best Fit, The 405 and Village Voice. Emily is usually on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee, at a gig, or cycling around the city.
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Even though Grizfolk might be considered new on the scene, they are, without a doubt, a band you need to keep an eye on.
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The BBC pulled out all the stops when they brought together some of today's brightest artists and musical veterans to cover the 1966 Beach Boys classic, 'God Only Knows.'
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With 17 years and five albums now under their belt, Toronto indie rockers the Trews can pretty much be called music veterans these days.
17 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the Arctic Monkeys
From the moment the Arctic Monkeys released 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' in 2006, they've been one one of the most buzzed-about bands on the planet.
Dawes Explain What It Takes to Last in the Music Industry – Exclusive Video
With so many bands trying to make the big time each year, breaking out is only half the battle.
Listen to My Goodness’ New Album, ‘Shiver + Shake’ – Exclusive Premiere
Seattle is legendary for the music scene it spawned in the '90s.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel Punk SXSW Goers With Fake Bands
Remember when Jimmy Kimmel's 'Lie Witness News' went to Coachella last year? Well, the skit is back.
Watch Beck Get Mellow and Moody on ‘SNL’
Beck returned to 'Saturday Night Live' last night and performed two songs from his just-released new album 'Morning Phase.' And while the performances weren't as epic as 'Clap Hands' from 2006, they were still pretty good.
Kurt Cobain Questions Identity in Resurfaced 1993 Interview
In a rediscovered interview from the summer of 1993, Kurt Cobain tells acclaimed rock writer Jon Savage that he had questioned his sexuality in the past.
Arcade Fire Release New Video for ‘Afterlife’
Although Arcade Fire filmed a music video for 'Afterlife' during the YouTube Music Awards earlier this month, we found actress Greta Gerwig coping with her boyfriend leaving her by dancing around her apartment. However, the Montreal band just released a new video for the track that has a heavier undertone.