The Beautiful Schizophonic - MADEIRADIG 2010

"...The Beautiful Schizophonic is the pseudonym of Portuguese sound designer Jorge Mantas. Starting this moniker in 2004, the artist soon developed his own vision of drone music through the composition of shimmering melodic layers, creating a delicate web of micro-textures and undulating waves of sounds. In records or in live performances, The Beautiful Schizophonic is exploring the affective resonance of psychological and physical environments around the listener..."
(Excerpt taken from the artist's biography in Myspace)


The MADEIRADIG Festival is a unique Adventure in extra-ordinary Music. Each December the Portuguese island - celebrated as the 'paradise island' and 'floating garden' - is transformed into a hotbed of digital culture. The festival on the storied volcanic island, located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, features stunning and inimitable line-up, a landscape to match and attractive spring temperatures. This is an avantgarde Trip through the world of serious new & contemporary music.