is the self-produced debut album by Russian singer-songwriter Paul Kremleff. Recorded in Moscow, Russia by Alexey Kravtsov and mixed by Paul Kremleff the album was mastered by Gus Elg at 'Sky Onion Mastering" Portland, OR, USA. Drawing on sounds and influences from Barry White, U2, Jamiroquai, and even Donald Byrd at times, ''Lounge For Intellectuals"" it's a mix of various genres, from pop and easy listening to new wave, disco and smooth jazz.
"As Kremleff’s voice pitches in on the opening bars of ‘Tomorrow’, he shows hints of Randy Newman which are treated to tumbling ‘la la la’ echoes of his own backing vocals. Rhythmically, the track is heads down, set on a path ahead, and the brass that enters the mix later creates a bright and sunny sense of positivity...read more
"Kremleff’s vocals have a richness and tone similar to that of Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode), but Kremleff’s melodic and lyrical sensibilities are more along the lines of crooners like Barry Manilow. Each track off the new EP builds nicely with just the right amount of musical depth and layering at...read more
“I've always been a fan of chillout. Something about the vibes it gives off through most of the tracks I've heard in the genre...I can't quite put it into words. The ambient pads, mixed with a soothing bassline and a couple gliding arpeggios. Think of your favorite track you listen to, ask yourself how many times you would play it...read more