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.
Third Eye Blind Pay Homage to ‘Rocky Horror’ in the NSFW Video for ‘Get Me Out of Here’
Frontman Stephan Jenkins is apparently a big Tim Curry fan and it shows in the video he directed for Third Eye Blind's 'Get Me Out of Here.'
Lower Dens Rock NYC’s Museum of Modern Art
Indie outfit Lower Dens played a unique show at the New York institution.
Listen to Destroyer’s New Song, ‘Times Square’
The song comes from the Vancouver outfit's upcoming 'Poison Season.'
The Wombats’ Dan Haggis Looks Back on Band’s Beginnings + Into the Future with ‘Glitterbug’
We had the chance to chat with drummer Dan Haggis about the band's latest record, the Wombats' decade-long journey as a band and how the Wombats have tried to stay fresh for their fans.
Angus and Julia Stone on How Their Time Apart Has Made It Easier to Be a Band
Julia Stone discusses surviving the festival circuit, the story behind "From the Stalls" and whether or not she and Angus have plans to release a new LP.
Royal Blood Reflect On Playing in America + Their Major Successes
Royal Blood sat down with Diffuser to talk about how it feels like to open for the Foo Fighters, their tour experiences and their definition of success.
Brandon Flowers Shares Stories Behind ‘The Desired Effect’ at New York City Gig
Brandon Flowers gave fans a dance party filled with fun anecdotes and Killers covers on Tuesday night (Aug. 4).
Civil Twilight on Writing Songs, Going Acoustic + Recording ‘Story of an Immigrant’
The band sits down with Diffuser to talk about their new album and why they like to play acoustically.
First Aid Kit and Dawes Join Forces at New York City Show
First Aid Kit and Dawes may be busy on their own tours, but the folk rockers came together and joined forces in Central Park on Monday night (July 27).
James Bay Plays Entire Debut Album at New York City Show
Since the moment James Bay released his single, "Hold Back the River," he instantly wooed fans all over the U.S.