REVERSE DRIFT by Adam Stafford
A5, 56 pages, Full colour printed, Perfect bound, 2017.
“Adam Stafford is an experimental pop master. After last year’s Taser Revelations embraced the ‘pop’ end of that spectrum, he’s back at the ‘experimental’ end for his latest project. REVERSE DRIFT is the kind of multimedia experiment he was always meant to make: a 56-page photobook paired with a 40-minute recording.
The beautiful photobook features 24 landscape photographs by Adam, taken over a period of 18 years, 1999-2017.
The single composition in three movements was recorded live and semi-improvised in one take with no overdubs and was created only with a synthesizer, a sequencer, some effects pedals and Adam’s voice.
Reverse Drift: when too much ice thaws and breaks next to an ocean or river it makes the water run backwards.”