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Kevin Riepl

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#3 - Kevin Riepl

Collecting What?!

Kevin is a Film, TV & Video Game composer. Best known for his awesome work on Gears of War among many animated DC Comics movies. You can find him on Twitter @kevinrieplmusic & Instagram @kriepl.

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9 Nov 2020

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HIGHER POWER - Interview with Composer KEVIN RIEPL

Hooked On Score: Confessions of a Film Music Addict

In this episode, Caleb sits down with composer KEVIN RIEPL to discuss his life, career, and his influences. Enjoy!!!


20 Jul 2018

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Beyond the Playlist with JHammondC: Kevin Riepl

Beyond the Playlist with JHammondC

Beyond the Playlist Kevin Riepl I talk to musician and composer Kevin Riepl about his history and about his current work on Atropa.   https://www.kevinriepl.com/ https://twitter.com/kevinrieplmusic Support on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/jhammondc T-Shirts - https://tinyurl.com/yanv8x4n Sponsored by: http://www.tweakedaudio.com/ For more Beyond the Playlist with JHammondC https://twitter.com/JHammondC https://www.facebook.com/groups/Beyondtheplaylist/ Theme music by Magnus Sellergren featuring The Jimmy C and the New York Brass Cover art by Phil Rood


13 May 2018

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Kevin Riepl - Atropa

The Annotator

Kevin Riepl is an award-winning composer writing for multiple entertainment genres. His engaging orchestral, hybrid and atmospheric scores have enhanced films such as BATMAN: UNLIMITED and CABIN FEVER (2016 reboot). Additionally, he’s scored film festival winners and genre cult films such as the emotional sci-fi short HENRI and Oddball Animation Studios’ stunning concept film, RUIN. KEVIN RIEP is also renowned for composing the epic, signature scores for blockbuster video games including GEARS OF WAR, the UNREAL series, and ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINESThe mini-series, ATROPA, is one of Kevin Riepl’s most recent projects and for it he delivers a bold original score, sometimes grand and at other times eerily beautiful and at still others, pulse-pounding.ATROPA, the new Canal+ streaming series, is a 7-part adventure consisting of 11-13 minute-long episodes. The series tells the story of a troubled Off-World Officer, running from his past, but finding himself slammed directly into it when he boards the mysterious spaceship ATROPA. In this episode of The Annotator, KEVIN RIEPL is joined by the director of the mini-series, Eli Sasich, and together they talk about why where the heavy Alien franchise influences originated in this score. Riepl describes how the difficult choices he had to make regarding when to record live instruments and when to use sample libraries and how working collaboratively with the director of the mini-series helped shape crucial moments of the score.ANNOTATED TRACKS02:17 - The Morinda08:11 - Bringing Him In10:36 - Regret16:00 - To the Escape PodOTHER TRACKS00:13 - Atropa (End Credits)18:10 - Cole Patrol Part 119:05 - Cole Patrol Part 2SOUNDTRACKThe original score for ATROPA by Kevin Riepl was released on March 23, 2018 by Moviescore Media. You can find it on Amazon.com, iTunes, and streaming on Spotify and Apple Music.MORE ABOUT THE COMPOSERYou can also hear more music and find out more about Kevin Riepl’ at his official site (https://www.kevinriepl.com/) or follow the composer on twitter @kevinrieplmusicABOUT THE ANNOTATORProduced by Christopher Coleman (@ccoleman) and you can Find more episodes at THEANNOTATOR.NET or you can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher Radio or wherever you find quality podcasts.FOLLOW USTwitter @audioannotatorFacebook @TheAnnotatorEmail theannotatorpodcast@gmail.comSUBSCRIBEiTunesSpotifyStitcher RadioGoogle Play PodcastsRSS Feed


25 Apr 2018

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Composer Interview: Kevin Riepl (February 15, 2013)

Film.Music.Media: Podcast

Composer Kevin Riepl takes some time to talk about his score to the highly anticipated, Aliens: Colonial Marines. Kevin is no stranger to the video game world as he composed the score to the best-seller Gears Of War. In this interview he shares a little about his background and his scoring process. We go into great detail about how games are scored almost in layers, and the challenges he faced to build suspense and tension when it's the player that dictates pacing. He also shares how he wanted to reference Jerry Goldsmith's and James Horner's scores to their respective films, but also make it a new entry in the Alien universe. Kevin also reveals that he's going to score Cabin Fever: Patient Zero this year. A great chat with a very talented composer. Interview Conducted By:Kaya Savas Special Thanks:Kevin RieplGreg O'Connor-ReadTop Dollar PR


14 Sep 2017

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Kevin Riepl and Aliens: Colonial Marines on Top Score

Top Score

What happens when a composer writes a great score for a not-so-great game? Kevin Riepl talks about his music for Aliens: Colonial Marines.


12 Apr 2013

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SoundCast Interview with Kevin Riepl (Crackdown 2)

The SoundCast

Interview: Kevin RieplRecorded June 26, 2010Published July 6, 2010Composer KEVIN RIEPL shares about his latest project, CRACKDOWN 2, which is the highly anticipated sequel to the surprise 2007 hit, CRACKDOWN. He also shares about this year's E3, the status of DAMAGE VAULT, and other upcoming projects: HUNTED: THE DEMON FORGE and ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES!Episode Highlights00:24 - Welcome and intro02:50 - Thoughts on this years E309:50 - Expectations for Hunted: The Demon's Forge13:58 - Working on Crackdown 220:53 - Licensed music in Crackdown 228:20 - Dude, Aliens: Colonial Marines?32:30 - What's up with Damage VaultMusic Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)00:00 - "Fly Through" (Crackdown 2) by Kevin Riepl13:30 - "Boss Beacon" (Crackdown 2) by Kevin Riepl20:30 - "Dawn Stinger" (Crackdown 2) by Kevin Riepl32:24 - "Hollows" by Damage Vault38:55 - "Freak Lair" (Crackdown 2) by Kevin RieplDOWNLOADListen to the SoundCast interview hereorRead the interview here


7 Jul 2010