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.
Courtney Love Admits Her Friendship With Dave Grohl On ‘Kimmel’
After two decades of feuding, it looks like Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have officially become friends.
Brian Wilson, Lorde, Dave Grohl, Chris Martin + More Remake Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’
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.'
Watch Jack White Cover Metallica at Glastonbury
Tons of Glastonbury fans and artists may have had a problem with Metallica's headlining gig at the annual music fest this past weekend, but one of the performers flipped the controversy.
Bono Calls Out Apple for Not Supporting (Red)
If you're going to support a charitable cause, don't be ashamed of it.
Jimmy Eat World Celebrate ‘Futures’ 10th Anniversary With Tour and Reissues
Jimmy Eat World are celebrating a big anniversary in 2014: the 10-year birthday of 'Futures,' their first Top 10 release.
Watch These Kids’ Weezer Cover Turn Into a Total Disaster
We've seen some pretty epic music fails, but this one ranks among the best.
Courtney Love Thinks It’s Time to Make Up With Dave Grohl
Since Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago, Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have been at odds with each other over what to do with Nirvana's archives, which has led to some messy public spats.
Arctic Monkeys Reveal the Secret World of a Super-Fan in New ‘Snap Out of It’ Video
Every band has a group of devoted fans that shows up at almost every concert, waits for the band after gigs and owns just about every piece of merchandise you can buy.
Billy Corgan Has a Bunch of Unreleased Music From the ’80s Sitting Around
Smashing Pumpkins frontman and famous cat enthusiast Billy Corgan says he's found 60 tapes stuffed with enough unreleased music to fill about a dozen albums.
Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus Covered the Beatles’ ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’
Was anyone too surprised that Wayne Coyne joined Miley Cyrus onstage last night for a performance of 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'?
Watch Coldplay Play Two New Songs on ‘SNL’
The Brits came to New York and took over 'Saturday Night Live' last night, with 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' star Andrew Garfield hosting and musical guests Coldplay.
Boston Calling Announces September Headliners Lorde, the National and Neutral Milk Hotel
With Boston Calling's May outing coming up real soon, the New England music fest has released the lineup for its September edition.
Watch Beck’s Full Coachella Performance
Beck played Coachella last night.
Watch Arcade Fire Cover Blondie’s ‘Heart of Glass’
Arcade Fire have been pulling out surprise cover songs at nearly every stop on their current tour.
Pixies Releasing First ‘New’ Album in More Than 20 Years
It's been more than two decades since the Pixies last released an album, but the reunited band has a new album coming out next month -- sort of.
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.'