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 …

The Beatles Are Finally Debuting Their Music on Streaming Services

It’s a holiday miracle. After a years-long hold-out from music streaming sites, The Beatles will finally make their streaming debut, releasing their entire musical catalogue on nine different services—including Spotify, Google Play, Amazon Prime and even Apple Music. The songs will appear online exactly at 12:01AM local time on Christmas Eve—an early Christmas present for those hoping to stream “Christmas Time (Is Here Again)” the …