Having started Stationary Travels well along in my own life, Abul Mogard is something of a musical hero to me. He did not even begin his musical career until after retiring from working in a metal factory in Belgrade, Serbia. He had no formal music education, yet he took the┬ádrone ambient world by quiet storm with his stunning and distinctive sound crafted from vintage Farfisa organs and modular synthesizers as a way of recreating the industrial sounds that surrounded him for many years. Even better news – it seems he is just getting started. With his fourth full length album, Circular Forms,┬áMogard forges ahead artistically drawing on new sources of inspiration.

Lately I have been reading and appreciating visual art and paintings and this has informed my work on this album. Compared to my previous albums, this was the first time that I had a clear visual representation of my music, as geometrical forms – each element of a track suggested a form that intertwined with the other elements. – Abul Mogard

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