the short, mysterious career of aptly named french female duo deux filles is bookended by tragedy. gemini forque and claudine coule met as teenagers on a holiday pilgrimage to lourdes, during which coule's mother died of an incurable lung disease and forque's mother was killed and her father paralyzed in a grisly auto accident.
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the group was based in a farm near florence, and had a krautrock-like attitude that leaves them as a unique band in the italian prog field. mainly an electronic band, based on keyboards and with very little use of voice, they released no less than three albums in 1974, one of them only intended for promotional use, and all based on instrumental-only themes in the same style as many german bands of the cosmic couriers genre.
yet another fully obscure reissue from projekt records,
the arms of someone new was a new wave oriented band from the mid 80s. their sound can be likened somewhat to early legendary pink dots albums, especially in the usage of limited or primitive technology with the drum machines and a very childlike sound. although the two bands do not sound the same, sonically speaking, there is a certain mood and ambience they both share