Gordon started his career as a vinyl cutting engineer at Pye Studios in 1968. During his time with Pye Studios, his lacquer cuts can be identified by the initial 'G' in the runouts, preceded by △, ◊ or ✳, depending on which lathe he used.
Working at Utopia Studios between 1978 and 1981, where amongst many others he worked with the Bee Gee's and cut early Adam & The Ants records.
From 1981, as an early employee at Richard Branson & Virgin’s The Town House, he mastered vinyl and CDs for many of the major UK artists (& producers) including Cliff & The Shadows, Elton John (Gus Dudgeon), Elkie Brooks, Status Quo, George Michael, U2, Motorhead, Gary Numan and The Stone Roses.
1998 saw Gordon co-create The Soundmasters, where he worked until having to take early retirement from the industry in 2005.
He died on 21 March 2010 from lung cancer. He was a non-smoker all his life.