Timothy Gabriele
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Timothy Gabriele is a writer who studied English and Film at the University of Massachussetts at Amherst. He currently lives in the New Haven, CT region with his family. His column, The Difference Engine, appears regularly at PopMatters. He can be found blogging at 555 Enterprises.

Features // 10 Articles
Columns // 8 Articles
Reviews // 213 Articles
Blogs // 88 Articles

Uncool Britannia: Radiohead's 'The Bends' vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain | 15 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.

The Sky Is Falling: Images of Mass Destruction in 'The Avengers' | 10 Jun 2012 // 6:00 PM

If you find yourself in a Hollywood film this summer and you’re not wearing a cape, watch out for falling debris.


The Audibly Deteriorating Landscape | 5 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM

The ruins of Detroit identified a past that stands in contrast with Techno's futurism, but do the foreclosed homes, uninhabited luxury condos, and padlocked storefronts provide any kind of guide to tomorrow's music?

2011: Music’s Most Electronic Year Yet | 4 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Vestigial organs like industrial music and the radio dial proved vital in 2011, while house and dubstep were invaded by hordes of uninvited outsiders, proving once again that electronic and plugged-in music is at the vanguard of change throughout the world.


Boody & Le1F: Liquid | 26 Mar 2013 // 6:00 PM

Let those who wish to use LE1f's eccentric riddims and synth-gurgle flow as a novelty cause to do so. If it brings more ears to the table, minds and speakers will be blown in the process.

Holly Herndon: Movement | 13 Mar 2013 // 6:01 PM

This is an album predicated on the foregrounding of the voice as both instrument and element. With her passions split between dance and experimental music, Herndon opts for neither while arguing for both.


B. Dolan - "Safety Theater" (video) | 21 Aug 2015 // 9:00 AM

The surface themes of false security and surveillance embed pretty quickly even without the adorable visuals that guide the song.

Migos - "Pipe It Up" (Singles Going Steady) | 5 Aug 2015 // 9:00 AM

Migos's latest single "Pipe It Up" is an epic fail.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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