Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.
Math and music, the two universal languages. One exists in a vacuum without room for empathy, and the other is colored by just about every emotion an artist can muster. Often we focus on the sadness of music, especially in cases where circumstances are inherently upsetting (A Crow Looked at Me, Carrie & Lowell). Seeing a reflection of happiness in colder feelings is a rare take, but Cork-based producer Kelly Doherty, aka Gadget and the Cloud, proves we’re ready for more like it.