Bio

Roberto Mallo portrait

Roberto Mallo is an audio engineer and musician born in A Coruña (Galicia, Spain) and currently living in Manchester. When he was 17 years old he got infected by a cassette containing some songs by The Velvet Underground. After that he begun playing guitar which led to a interest for recording and audio engineering that are his passion to this day. He has recorded many bands from Spain like Triángulo de Amor BizarroPuma Pumku, Trajano!Thee Boas, Silencio Oso (now Pablo Und Destruktion), Los Televisores. And he has mixed FOH in many concerts both with local and international artists like: Barn Owl, The High Llamas, Gravenhurst, Stealing Sheep and many more. He has been the responsible for the sound at the San Antón stage of the Sinsal San Simón Festival since it begun in 2010 (now known as Sinsal SON Estrella Galicia). He co-curated with Miguel Prado the Sinsal Extensión Fase, a groundbreaking galician festival devoted to experimental music.

He plays in the free noise band Volontè (and sometimes solo), has released Circular with spanish musician Daniel Del Río and the CD Sannakji collaborating with Miguel Prado and the korean musician Ryu Hankil.