Will Kraus is a 22-year-old noise-pop artist out of Dallas whose End Tomorrow saw release via Flexible Records, an offshoot of Grizzly Bear bassist Chris Taylor’s Terrible Records, earlier this month. The album is a bombastic technicolor headfuck built from insane drums, celestial dreampop surges, and heavily processed vocals. Consider …

Last week, the unthinkable happened: we received a new collaboration from Daft Punk and The Weeknd — the robots’ first musical output since their work on Pharrell’s 2014’s single, “Gust of Material.” Titled “Starboy,” the collaboration showcased Abel Tesfaye’s signature crooning over an 808-friendly Daft Punk beat. While the influence from the legendary …

Metallica played an intimate show for fan club members at New York’s Webster Hall last night, and the setlist included their first run through “Moth Into Flame,” the new Hardwired… To Self-Destruct single they released this week. Incidentally, it was the 30th anniversary of founding bassist Cliff Burton’s death. Watch …

The Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and ex-Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij put out their collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine last week, and last night, they played their first official show together at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade NYC. During the set, they invited Maggie Rogers of “Alaska” fame onstage …