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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Tom Petty Responds to ‘The Sam Smith Thing’
While some copyright and royalty issues seem to drag on forever, the one between Sam Smith and Tom Petty went away without a hitch.
Paramore Unveil Intimate Spring 2015 Dates
Always keeping their fans in mind, Paramore are gearing up for an intimate tour to show just how much they appreciate the support.
Noel Gallagher Says Liam Isn’t Doing Too Well These Days
Noel and Liam Gallagher might not have gotten along in the past, but things are slowly starting to change.
Watch Kongos’ Brand New Music Video for ‘I Want to Know’
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Florence + the Machine’s Third Album May Be Ready to Drop
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Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder Hangs With President Obama In Hawaii
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Sam Smith Is Only Artist to Sell One Million Albums In Both the U.S. + U.K. In 2014
Sure, Taylor Swift may have made headlines when she went platinum in her first week with '1989,' but Sam Smith is stealing the spotlight!
The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Auctions Off Childhood Guitar for Akron Charity
With the success the Black Keys have been gaining throughout the years, the Akron, Ohio rockers have decided to give back to the place where they first met.
Lou Reed, Sex Pistols + More to Be Inducted Into 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame
The Recording Academy has announced the new class of Grammy Hall of Fame inductees for 2015.
Noel Gallagher Says He Has Many ‘Albums Worth’ of Oasis + Solo Music
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