with no less than a mansion, a state beach, and a three-mile stretch of los angeles road bearing his surname, ned doheny easy-glided into the 1970s on a crest of notoriety.
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peter gordon and his love of life orchestra are testament to the incredible musical innovations happening in new york city in the late 1970s. those two compositions, underpinned with disco and gilded with noisy guitar bursts, hanging piano chords and saxophone wails, exhibit not only gordon's kaleidoscopic vision as a musician, but his precision as a producer and composer.
1982, brussels: the former au pair for rick wakeman of yes and two of her teenage friends are at the doorstep of les disques du crepuscule, ready to cut an album with gilles martin. living on busking wages and next door to tuxedomoon, their work results in a contemporary bossanova record that would provide a missing link between antonio carlos jobim and kraftwerk.