Gadget and the Cloud deliver hope and harmony on “Too Soon To Say” Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Don’t mistake this relative newcomer, Cork’s Gadget and the Cloud, for a cartoon hero, though the music certainly lives in its own world. I wrote about the Irish producer’s debut record last year, a quick and surprisingly cheery effort considering its title: Songs … Continue reading

Fighting for civil liberties and sad beats with Gadget and the Cloud

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 … Continue reading Fighting for civil liberties and sad beats with Gadget and the Cloud