Kivanc Kilicer is known for orchestral epic compositions with big builds and suspenseful sound.
His unique design is a combination of cinematic elements and orchestral work harboring rock ryhtms.
Kivanc Kilicer started his professional music career as the frontman of the hard n' heavy band Element in 2007. After composing and releasing two studio albums with the band, he focused on his international solo project Gravity, where he found himself exploring various combinations of contrast tunes and blending them with pure hard rock sound.
Having a strong ordeal on VSTs and DAWs, Kivanc made his home studio in 2010, which took him to another level of constant creation. He worked through all procedures of making his melodies including composing the verses, recording the instruments, singing the vocals and doing his own blends. Lashed down under the class constraints of nearby record organizations, supporting more conventional pop/shake sound and following diverse melodic desires of previous band individuals he chose to continue without anyone else.
1. 2007 – Lead vocalist of Element on the Cehennem album. Extras: All lyrics for 8 songs including the title song were written and composed by Kivanc
2. 2008 – Performed at Park Orman, as the only opening band for the legendary Scorpions in their Humanity tour
3. 2009 – Composed “Neden” as a soundtrack for a local movie project
4. 2010 – Lead vocalist and lead guitarist of Element's 2nd album - The Ant where most of the songs were Kivanc's compositions
5. 2013 - Element was chosen as the sole opening band for Europe's Final Countdown Istanbul Concert
6. Four professional video clips were put on rotation in national channels
7. Numerous gigs in various cities
8. Numerous commercial projects and jingles for premium domestic brands
9. Three film soundtrack compositions
Film Music compositions :-
Kivianc kilier is a well known film music composer as well as a known music composer too. His contribution in every part of compositions is immensely high which can one clearly observe from it’s work. Whether it’s suspense, horror or action he had contributed in a positive manner in all such forms of work.
Like his film music compositions, he has also been known for his music compositions as he himself is also a great music artist known throughout the globe. His discography has been divided into 3 albums i.e. Cehennem(2007), Karinca(2010) and Gravity (2016). All three albums were real success and helped the artist grew ahead.
First Element album produced by Kivanc Kilicer, Tufan Yagmurdereli, Cem Gurel, Ismail Kilimci and Onur Eltutmaz. The sound of the album was 80's rock with a modern infrastructure. With the success of the first album, Element was chosen as the opening band for the Scorpions Istanbul concert in 2008.
Produced in Studio FM, Karinca marked a hallmark moment in band's history. With this album, Element graduated to a new level by integrating technical and symphonic instruments in their song arrangements. Kivanc was also set to a duet with Begum Tarako on "iki huzun", written by Gursu Erden.
"This EP is what I've been trying to do all along. I got close to it before, but this is the first time where I was really able to just go for it and take it to the next level." Gravity harbours many of the similar feelings shared by all of us: A special awakening moment in our short lives. When listened concurrently, the tracks will form a self-motivating energy which may take you higher off the ground.
Below is a selection of Kivanc's most known game, movie and trailer music
Music always has something more about it. A story, a thought, or an emotion, anything can inspire an artist to create an epic composition. Since time and ages, music has been used to tell great stories. In silent movies or opera performances, it is the music composition that speaks directly to the audiences creating hundreds of emotions in their mind and heart.
Kivanc Kilicer, an emerging Turkish rocker and music composer knows how to hit the right note. The artist is known for his orchestral epic compositions, creating suspenseful sounds and big build-ups adding that enticing touch to the every note of musical composition. The artist believes in creating fine pieces of art in form of film music compositions and soundtrack compositions. The film composer has been the face of hard rock band, Elements, released two albums and numerous soundtracks having a tremendous experience in the world of music.
This emerging film music composer loves to create unique combination of cinematic elements and orchestral work harbouring rock rhythms. Creating a sense of thrill with atonic harmonics, mixing symphonic orchestra music with ambient synth drones, the artist will leave you amazed with the way he creates a story with musical notes. Each emotion is depicted in the most unique way using nothing but the best of musical equipments and technology for adding effects, Kivanc Kilicer knows how to mesmerize the audience with each composition.
This Turkish soundtrack composer knows how to create music that incites emotions in listeners or audiences, changing their mood and thoughts keeping them in accord the tone. It is crucial for the artist to understand all the elements of music, sense the mood of the movie, game or any part of story for which the music is being composed and Kivanc Kilicer knows how to do it.
Have a look at Kivanc Kilicer’s most popular soundtrack compositions done for games, movies and trailer music below…
So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.—John Williams