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Recording studio with vibes
Via Cenischia 26/a - Torino
rubedo.recordings@gmail.com

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Rubedo Recordings is a vibey recording studio in Turin run by producers Manuel Volpe and Simone Pozzi providing Recording, Mixing and Mastering services at top quality.

Born as Rhabdomantic Orchestra headquarter the studio is open to artists and bands looking for a certain approach on production and recording focused on performance and creativity.

The control room is build around our Trident Series 65 console and the original 60s' Ampex 8 track tape-machine owned by Maestro Piero Umiliani. Three rooms of 45m² (live room), 20m² (wood room), 6m² (dead room) give the possibility to catch live tracking with good sound separation.


Get in touch: rubedo.recordings@gmail.com or use this link to get a quotation. 

We welcome freelancers and external producers giving full access to the studio and equipment

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​Credits since 2016: 


Rhabdomantic OrchestraAndrea Benini (Mop Mop) & Gianluca Petrella, Frankie hi-nrg vs. Aljazzeera, Tweeedo, Lapsus Lumine ft Jim Black & Ernst Reijseger, OPEZ, Edna (Stefano Risso, Mattia Barbieri, Andrea Bozzetto), Black Peacock, Giulia Damico 4et, Icefire 4tet (Gledison Zabote, Cesare Mecca, Matteo Piras, Alessandro Minetto), Giulia DamicoSatoyama, Nicholas RemondinoPietra Tonale, Achille Acakpo, Ōtonn, Maria Mallol Moya Natura Morta,  Golpe, Gregor Kay, Salmoni, Giulia Impache, Beat Rice, Lame, Movie Star Junkies, The Blues Against Youth, Monsieur Voltaire, Carlo Barbagallo, Treehorn, FUHOne Dying Wish, Ape UnitAnanasnna, RonceaZyp, Byenow + Any Other, Calavera, Nicholas RemondinoDiego Posse Klug, MovionLow Standards High Fives, Starving Pets, Zero Kills, Ivan & The Plant, Carsico, Follia Nuda, , Masche, Kossiga, One Blood Family, Misrak Mossisa, Moussa Sanou, Haitch, Sacramento, Luca Morino (Mau Mau), John Rugman & The Spirits, Underbar, Tencofamiglia, Gibilrossa, Bandaradan with Anastasiia Yeromenko, 88 Folli, I Shot A Man, Dead Cat In A Bag, Suzanne's Silver, Jean-François La Porte, Arco, Merçe, Massimo Silverio, JAZZ IS DEAD Festival (The Necks, Lino Capra Vaccina, Antonio Raia live on Battiti Rai Radio 3)  TSAO!, Shanti Shepard, Etruschi From Lakota, Adam Smith, Malazur, Paolo Bonfanti

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About 

 

Manuel Volpe (Jesi, 1988) is a composer and producer. He started studying music at 11, piano then bass. deepening jazz language with Massimo Moriconi (Mina, Chet Baker...). At the same time his all rounded passion for music led him to experiment different languages ​​as punk, hardcore, world music, funk and songwriting.

As artist he have released three album "Gloom Lies" (Goatman Records 2013), "Albore" (Agogo Records 2016) and "Almagre" (Agogo Records 2022) gaining the attention of international press. His music was broadcasted on Worldwide FM, FIP Radio France, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Rai Radio 3, RSI, Radio Monte Carlo, Itapema (Brasil), Brooklyn Radio etc

 

In 2014 he create and lead the Rhabdomantic Orchestra.

Since 2007 he started to deepen his interest in recording and production learning the craft at the prestigious Red House Recordings where he had the chance to work with producer like David Lenci (One Dimensional Man, Uzeda), Massimiliano Moccia (Three Second Kiss, Movie Star Junkies), Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies), Rob Ellis (Pj Harvey, Marianne Faithfull), Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beck). He also curated live sounds for Ancona Jazz for top artist as Antonio Sanchez, Jerry Bergonzi, Franco Cerri.

Selected works

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Video in studio

Equipment

CONSOLE

Trident Series 65 - 24 ch / 16 Group

Neumann Summing Mixer

with Haufe Transformers 16 x 2

MONITOR

Dynaudio BM12A
Auratone

Ollo Audio reference headphones

ANALOG RECORDER

Ampex AG4040 - 8 track, 1' Master Tape Machine
(owned by Piero Umiliani)

 

DIGITAL CONVERSION

Antelope Orion 32 - 32 ch in / out

SOFTWARE & PLUGINS

Logic Pro X

Kush Audio

Soundtoys

FabFilter

Izotope

Plugin Alliance

Waves

OUTBOARD

Retro Instruments Revolver (dual vari mu tube compressor)
UREI 1176 Rev F (mono fet compressor)
TK BC1-S (stereo vca compressor)

Anthony Demaria Labs CL1500 (stereo opto tube compressor)

AML ezP-1A (passive tube eq) x 2

Heritage Audio Successor (stereo diode bridge compressor)
Valley People Dynamite 3 (stereo vca compressor/expander)

CAPI VP28 (preamp API style) x 2

CAPI VP312 (preamp API style + DI) x 2

Sound Skulptor MP573 (preamp neve) x 2

Dynacord VRS 23 (bbd delay/reverb)
Pioneer SR202W (spring reverb)

MICROPHONES

AEA R84 ribbon x 2
Nohype Audio LRM-2 ribbon x 2

Soundeluxe e250 tube condenser

Soyuz SU023 Bomblet fet condenser
Aston Origin condenser

AKG D12 (vintage '60) dynamic x 2

Line Audio CM3 condenser x 2

Oktava Mk012 condenser x 2
Audix CX111 condenser
Neumann KM184 condenser
Sennehiser 441 dynamic
Sennheiser 421-N dynamic vintage '60 x 2

Beyerdynamic M160 ribbon x 2
Beyerdynamic M88 dynamic

Beyerdynamic M201 dynamic
Audiotechnica 4040 condenser

Shure SM7b dynamic
Shure KSM141 condenser
Shure SM57 dynamic x 2
D.I. Boxes / BSS AR133 x 3