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Recording studio with vibes
Via Cenischia 26/a - Torino


Rubedo Recordings is a vibey recording studio in Turin run by the Italian producer 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.

Today Rubedo Recording is also the home of Okum Produzioni, a production label and management funded by Manuel Volpe and Anna Basile.

Get in touch: or use this link to get a quotation. 

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

ANNOUNCE!!!: You can now pay your studio time and services in 4 monthly installments with 

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​Credits since 2016: 

Rhabdomantic OrchestraAndrea Benini (Mop Mop) & Gianluca Petrella, Frankie hi-nrg vs. Aljazzeera, TweeedoLapsus Lumine ft Jim Black & Ernst Reijseger, OPEZ, Enrico Gabrielli + Sebastiano De Gennaro, Edna (Stefano Risso, Mattia Barbieri, Andrea Bozzetto), Massimo Silverio, Rivocs, CLAP! CLAP!, Black Peacock, Icefire 4tet, Giulia DamicoSatoyama, Nicholas RemondinoPietra Tonale, Mupe, Quartetto Maurice & Yota Kabayashi, Noemi Fiorucci, Vorti, Achille Acakpo, Otonn, 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, Sacrofuoco, Ape UnitNitritono, Carbs, Ananasnna, Roncea, Sasso, Zyp, Byenow + Any Other, Calavera, Diego Posse Klug, MovionLow Standards High Fives, Starving Pets, The WendsZero Kills, Sworn, Ivan & The Plant, Hello Martin This is Pain, Carsico, Follia Nuda, Farina Tree, Masche, Kossiga, oAxAcA, One Blood Family, Misrak Mossisa, Moussa Sanou, Haitch, Sacramento, Luca Morino (Mau Mau), John Rugman & The Spirits, Underbar, Tenco Famiglia, Jellish, Gibilrossa, Bandaradan with Anastasiia Yeromenko, Djerelà, 88 Folli, I Shot A Man, Dead Cat In A Bag, Suzanne's Silver, Jean-François La Porte, Arco, Merçe, JAZZ IS DEAD Festival (The Necks, Lino Capra Vaccina, Antonio Raia, Gabriele Mitelli, Jim O' Rourke live on Battiti Rai Radio 3) TSAO!, Shanti Shepard, Etruschi From Lakota, Adam Smith, Malazur, Paolo Bonfanti




Manuel Volpe (Jesi, 1988) is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, recording and mixing engineer.

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 and producer h
e has released several album gaining the attention of international press. His music as composer and producer was broadcasted worldwide on Worldwide FM, BBC6 Iggy Pop Confidential, FIP Radio France, BBC, NPR Usa, KEXP, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Rai Radio 3, RSI, Radio Capital, Radio Monte Carlo, Itapema (Brasil), Brooklyn Radio etc


Since 2014 he leads 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. + Jazz Is Dead Festival 2022 with Jim O'Rourke, Dalek, Holy Tongue, Mc Yallah and Debmaster. + To Listen To festival dell'ascolto sperimentale (Paolo Angeli, Tomoko, 19m40s)

Selected works


Iggy Pop Recommends "Massimo Silverio" Produced by Manuel Volpe @ Rubedo Recordings



Trident Series 65 - 24 ch / 16 Group

Neumann Summing Mixer

with Haufe Transformers 16 x 2


Dynaudio BM12A

Ollo Audio reference headphones

Lake People HP Amp


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



Universal Audio 2192 - 2 ch in / out
Antelope Orion 32 - 32 ch in / out


Logic Pro X

Kush Audio




Plugin Alliance



Valhalla DSP


Gyraf Audio Gyratec GXIV (stereo parallel passive tube equalizer)

Retro Instruments Revolver (dual vari mu tube compressor)
Alan Smart C1 (dual VCA compressor)

UREI 1176 Rev F (mono fet compressor)

Retro Instruments 500Pre (tube preamp)
CAPI VP28 (preamp API style) x 2

Sound Skulptor MP573 (preamp neve) x 2

Dynacord VRS 23 (bbd delay/reverb)

Erika Synth Zen Delay (stereo digital delay/filter/saturator)


AEA R84 figure 8 ribbon x 2
Nohype Audio LRM-2 figure 8 ribbon x 2

Soyuz SU023 Bomblet cardioid fet condenser

JZ V67 cardioid condenser w/U67 capsule
AKG D12 (vintage '60) cardioid dynamic

Line Audio CM3 cardioid condenser x 2

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

Beyerdynamic M160 hyper cardioid ribbon x 2
Beyerdynamic M88 hyper cardioid dynamic

Beyerdynamic M201 hyper cardioid dynamic
Crown GLM 100  omini condenser levalier

Shure SM7b cardioid dynamic
Shure KSM137 cardioid condenser
Shure SM57 hyper cardioid dynamic x 2
BSS AR133 active D.I. Boxe x 3


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