Apple Music’s “808” Documentary

Available to watch now on Apple Music (or 16 December on iTunes), the “808” documentary—directed by Alex Noyer—is an ode to the Roland TR-808 drum machine. Featuring conversations with Rick Rubin, Arthur Baker, Pharrell Williams, Questlove, the Beastie Boys, Phil Collins and more, the film explores what made (and makes) the piece of equipment so significant. Not just a little musical gadget, the TR-808 was …

P.E Nation’s Retro-Inspired Activewear

Workout gear that's made to be worn inside and outside the gym

In a saturated market of activewear—or athleisure—Australia’s P.E Nation (officially launching today in the US) had a mean feat ahead of them: to actually stand out. With their bright colors, retro vibes and some non-traditional fabrics and cuts, the super-comfy apparel doesn’t blend into the existing sea of tights and tanks. Founded by fashion industry veterans Pip Edwards (formerly sass & bide) and Claire Tregoning …

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New songs by Braids and High Water, powerful nostalgia from Garbage and more in this week's music

Braids: Joni Montreal-based three-piece Braids is making some of the most intricate electronic pop we’ve heard: take “Joni” where Raphaelle Standell-Preston’s voice snaps and stretches, yelps and exhales—setting the pace for the ricochets of synth and drum hits. Braids releases a slower-paced music video to match, where Standell-Preston figures things out with a fictional partner while telling herself: “We don’t know where we are going …