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.
We welcome freelancers and external producers giving full access to the studio and equipment
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Credits since 2016:
Rhabdomantic Orchestra, Andrea Benini (Mop Mop) & Gianluca Petrella, Frankie hi-nrg vs. Aljazzeera, Tweeedo, Lapsus Lumine ft Jim Black & Ernst Reijseger, OPEZ, Enrico Gabrielli + Sebastiano De Gennaro, Edna (Stefano Risso, Mattia Barbieri, Andrea Bozzetto), Black Peacock, Icefire 4tet, Giulia Damico, Satoyama, Nicholas Remondino, Pietra Tonale, Mupe, Vorti, Sara Berts, 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, FUH, One Dying Wish, Sacrofuoco, Ape Unit, Nitritono, Carbs, Ananasnna, Roncea, Sasso, Zyp, Byenow + Any Other, Calavera, Diego Posse Klug, Movion, Low Standards High Fives, Starving Pets, The Wends, Zero Kills, Sworn, Ivan & The Plant, 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, Massimo Silverio, Rivocs, 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
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 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 as composer and producer was broadcasted worldwide on Worldwide FM, BBC6 Iggy Pop Confidential, FIP Radio France, BBC, NPR Usa, 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 Dalek, Holy Tongue, Mc Yallah and Debmaster. + To Listen To festival dell'ascolto sperimentale (Paolo Angeli, Tomoko, 19m40s)
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
Ollo Audio reference headphones
Lake People HP Amp
Ampex AG4040 - 8 track, 1' Master Tape Machine
(owned by Piero Umiliani)
Antelope Orion 32 - 32 ch in / out
SOFTWARE & PLUGINS
Logic Pro X
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)
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