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.
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.
New Details Emerge in SXSW Accident
More than 12 hours after the crash that left two dead and 23 injured at SXSW, some new details have emerged, including the name of the driver.
Watch Beck Bring Some Light to ‘The Tonight Show’
Less that two weeks after his appearance on 'Saturday Night Live,' Beck returned to a late-night NYC stage last night to play a couple of songs from his new album.
Listen to the Kooks Try on Some R&B in Their New Song
The Kooks are pretty much known as an indie-rock band. But on their latest single, 'Down,' the U.K. quartet changes up things with some R&B.
Coldplay, Imagine Dragons Kick Off SXSW
What better way to kick off SXSW's music portion than with a Coldplay show that not only highlighted some of their biggest hits but also premiered four new songs from their upcoming album 'Ghost Stories.'
Watch the National Perform ‘Graceless’ and ‘I Need My Girl’ on ‘SNL’
With six albums under their belt, you'd think the National would have made it onto 'Saturday Night Live' by now. But the Brooklyn band just made their first appearance on the show last night.
Red Bull Music Academy Announces New York Events
Panda Bear (pictured), Kele Okereke of Bloc Party and David Byrne are just some of the artists who have been slated to play this year's Red Bull Music Academy Festival in New York City.
Thurston Moore Opens Up About Kim Gordon Split
Since the announcement of Sonic Youth's indefinite hiatus and the personal split of the band's fronting married couple Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, the male half of indie-rock's biggest separation drama has kept quiet about the details of the 2013 breakup.
Titus Andronicus, Eagulls and F— Buttons Headline Northside Fesitval
Titus Andronicus, Eagulls and F--- Buttons are just some of the acts who'll be gracing the stage at this year's Northside Festival, which will take place from June 12-19.
Tracing 20 Years of Beck’s Musical Adventures
Now that you've had some time to take in Beck's latest album, 'Morning Phase,' it becomes obvious, once again, that the singer and songwriter is one of the most restless artists on the planet.
Arctic Monkeys Get Down and Dirty in Their New NSFW Video
There are plenty of songs out there about sultry women who take hold of the artists singing about them. For Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner, her name is 'Arabella.'
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.