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.
Pope Francis Books Patti Smith to Sing at the Vatican Christmas Concert
Pope Francis has upped his "cool factor" once again by announcing that Patti Smith has been added to the lineup for this year's Vatican Christmas Concert.
Foo Fighters Enlist Gary Clark Jr. for ‘What Did I Do? / God as My Witness’
The produce of the Foo Fighters' time in Austin is the two-for-one song, 'What Did I Do? / God as My Witness.'
Help Save Iconic Steeple of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Athens, Ga.
The steeple of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Athens, Ga. -- where R.E.M. played their very first gig in 1980 -- has been at risk of being demolished for the past three years.
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.'
Sticky Fingers Explore the Effects of Alcoholism in ‘Liquorlip Loaded Gun’ – Exclusive
There are tons of songs out there about getting drunk and partying all night.
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.
Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Starring in Film Soundtracked by James Murphy
Beastie Boys member Ad-Rock will have a featured role in director Noah Baumbach's upcoming film 'While We're Young,' which will boast a soundtrack by James Murphy.
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.
Watch Eddie Vedder Drink Wine From a Fan’s Shoe
Pearl Jam are throwing out surprises left and right on their current tour.
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.