The Troubling Downfall of Aaron Carter, America’s Middle School Sweetheart

Pop singer Aaron Carter has spent his adult life plagued by health and money crises, a DUI arrest, and a strained relationship with his family. But how did he get here?

Another Top 10 Song Meanings Everyone Gets Wrong

We decided to set the record straight once again on some of your favorite songs. Welcome to, and today we’ll be counting down Another Top 10 Song Meanings Everyone Gets Wrong.

Don Henley’s life by his songs

Don Henley's professional music career began 46 years ago when the Eagles released their first LP, but he didn't become Don Henley until he wrote and sang lead vocals on the Western-infused ballad "Desperado" in 1973. After a not-so-long run with the Eagles (the band broke up in 1980), he embarked on a hugely successful solo career that found him gradually segueing from a hard rock sound to a more soulful and ruminative aesthetic. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, let's take a look back at the most memorable songs and achievements of the one and only Don Henley.

Chester Bennington and Linkin Park: A Musical Legacy of Darkness and Hope

The loss of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in a Southern California coastal community, leaves a hole in the hearts of family, friends, and fans, but also a strong musical legacy — with Linkin Park, Stone Temple Pilots, and numerous projects — that can both comfort and offer clues to the demons that haunted the prolific and popular frontman. In both interviews and music, the 41-year-old …

Review: Revisiting a Throbbing Classic of Electronic Music

The Lincoln Center Festival presented a transformed live-performance version of Morton Subotnick’s classic 1967 recording, “Silver Apples of the Moon.”

That Decisive Moment: Chilling Fervor: This Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

Political messages from the pianist Igor Levit and the conductor Daniel Barenboim were among the highlights.