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.
Kings of Leon Pay Tribute to Nashville, Family and Gunshots to the Head in New Video
Kings of Leon go for simplicity in their new video for 'Temple,' the latest single (and best song) from their most recent album, last year's 'Mechanical Bull.'
Lykke Li Announces New Album With Dark, Moody Video
After the success of her 2011 album, 'Wounded Rhymes,' Lykke Li is returning in May with a new album, 'I Never Learn.'
Conor Oberst Sues the Superfan Who Claimed He Raped Her
About two months after he was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl at a concert in 2003, Conor Oberst is fighting back and is suing his accuser.
Newsman Brian Williams Up Jumps the Boogie With ‘Rapper’s Delight’
Jimmy Fallon has done some great things with Brian Williams' 'Nightly News' segments on his old 'Late Night' gig. Last night, he -- and Williams, of course -- topped himself with the first installment at his new job as host of 'The Tonight Show,' as the veter…
Watch Phantogram Perform Two Songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
To celebrate the release of their new album 'Voices' (which came out yesterday), Phantogram stopped by 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' last night and performed two tracks, including their latest hit single 'Fall in Love.' You can watch it above.
Jimmy Fallon Sticks His Key in a Barbershop Quartet Rendition of R. Kelly’s ‘Ignition’
Only two episodes in the can, and already Jimmy Fallon has made more of his 'Tonight Show' gig than Jay Leno managed to squeeze out over the past couple decades. On his first night as host of the show, he got U2 to perform on a roof. Last night, he enlisted a trio of singers for a barbersh…
Afghan Whigs Head to the Wild, Wild West in Their New Video
While we patiently wait for the release of the Afghan Whigs' first album in 16 years to be released, the band was thoughtful enough to share the first video for the album, 'Algiers.'
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 h…
Gang of Youths Talk Jesus Camp, Rebellion, Beer + More
When Gang of Youths first met as teenagers at Jesus camp, they didn't think their high school band would make it to the big time. Years later, the guys are ready to take the US by storm with their Springsteen and U2-inspired tunes.
Zappos.com Slams Kanye With a Comeback to His ‘S—‘ Rant About Company
Kanye West isn't afraid to speak his mind, but what happens when the object of his criticism retaliates? Enter Zappos.com. When the 'Bound 2' rapper claimed that the shoe company was selling s--t, then the online retailer didn't take it sitting down, they got even with an even fu…