// wpm079 Affinity - Lost In Tokyo //
1995 1 3:48 Calming and introspective with a slow build from the start. The soft keys and light synths soaked in reverb are backed by a steady beat, with soft vocal samples gliding effortlessly underneath. wpm079-01 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Lost In Tokyo 1 3:42 Laid-back and mellow with hints of longing and sadness. Warbling synths play a simple melody with soft chords gently intensifying as the track progresses, giving this piece a film score-like sound. wpm079-02 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
City Mirrors 1 3:51 Steady, laid-back beats with a sentimental yet confident feel, featuring warm chords, percussive synths and buzzing ambience. The track swells with varying intensity throughout, eventually peaking for the finale. wpm079-03 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
The Market 1 3:56 Laid-back hip-hop beats with smooth, positive keys and filtered synths that all feature in a rhythmic way, giving this track a complex yet simple feel all at once. wpm079-04 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Shapes 1 4:32 Mellow yet powerful and full of energy, featuring bright, sharp stabs and deep ambient synths. A vocal-like lead and thick chords provide the weight of this positive and playful track. wpm079-05 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Phase One 1 4:46 Liquid drum and bass with a confident, neutral feel, featuring simple synth stabs and light drums. A minimal, delicately balanced track where even the slight opening and closing of hi hats can be noticed. wpm079-06 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Sentry 1 3:46 Restrained and measured distant sounding chords soaked in reverb swirl in the background behind the crisp, energetic drums that drive with intensity. Ambient vocal effects fade in and out giving this track a chilled, sentimental vibe. wpm079-07 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Escape 1 2:38 Powerful hip-hop beats, alarm-like synths and percussive hits provide the raw textural flavour, with filtered sweeps and vocal cuts peppered throughout giving this track a full on club feel. wpm079-08 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Skyway 1 4:18 A distant piano plays a simple one-handed melody, eventually followed by soft piano chords. The airy drum and bass groove drops with sustained brass-like bass that fills the low end providing the space above for the ambient textures, synths and warm layered strings in the finale. wpm079-09 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link
Hidden 1 3:18 A chillout track with an adventurous and optimistic feel. Filtered piano chords drenched in reverb feature throughout with light, driving beats and quick vocal cuts filling the mix. wpm079-10 mp3 Download Track-Cuesheet Copy Track Link

Album Description:

The debut album from New Zealand based electronic artist, Affinity, aka Daniel Marchbank.