July 17, 2018

SOCAN signs admin deal with Dutch Caribbean PRO

From fyi music news Dutch Caribbean radio stations in Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, and St. Maarten will now be paying performing rights for the first time, which will be collected by SOCAN and newly minted PRO Ducapro. Under the services agreement, SOCAN will provide back-office royalty administration that includes matching reported information from music used on […]

YouthFlex hosts Poetry Slam Final this May

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Def jams and monster slams will be showcased to listeners when the New Self Help Community Foundation’s Poetry Slam Final airs soon on Radio Cayman. The Youth Services Unit (YSU), which coordinates the weekly YouthFlex radio show, will host the finale of the lyrical competition on Wednesday, 2 May from 4 […]

Electrostatic loudspeakers

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio How electrostatic loudspeakers work Of all the speaker types we’re going to discuss in these three posts the electrostat is the oddest because it does not employ magnetic fields to move the diaphragm. Instead, it uses static electricity. And electrostat consists of a thin flat diaphragm usually consisting of […]

This killer whale has learned how to say ‘hello,’ ‘bye bye,’ and count to 3

By Alexandra Ma from Business Insider Wikie has become the first killer whale to mimic human speech. The 16-year-old female orca uses her blowhole to say words. Researchers say she might even be able to hold basic conversations with humans in the future. A killer whale in France has become the first of its kind […]

Your old devices won’t be able to connect to iTunes soon

BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The first-generation Apple TV was released more than 11 years ago and starting this May, Apple’s iTunes Store will no longer work on the device, along with other older computers. In a recent Apple support post, the tech company announced that the online store to purchase music, videos, TV shows, […]

RJRGLEANER Chairman Lester Spalding is dead

From RJR News Online Lester Spaulding, Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group is dead. He died Friday morning in hospital. He became Managing Director of Radio Jamaica in 1978. Mr. Spaulding led the company through its expansion up to its recent merger to become the RJRGleaner Communications Group. He had signalled his intention to step […]

Royal Caribbean offers to give [UK] Parliament the horn

By Amie Keeley From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean has offered up one of its ship’s horns to be played from Parliament Square after it was announced Big Ben would be silenced for four years. Royal Caribbean Cruises has written to Speaker of The House of Commons, John Bercow MP, offering to adapt one of its horns to […]

Rebel designs in audio

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Modern analog designs leverage common circuit ideas. Few are original. Complimentary outputs, vbe multipliers, diff pairs, current sources, current mirrors, etc., were all original designs that became commonplace. One of the most talented, creative, and radical designers of all time is Bob Widlar.  Widlar invented the basic building blocks […]

Cayman Islands hospital and pharmacy introduce medical cannabis

CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group pioneer introduction of Medical Cannabis Grand Cayman’s CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group have made a ground breaking medical introduction by acquiring an initial quantity of Medical Cannabis for the treatment of physician selected patients who are resident to the Cayman Islands. The export partner, […]

BRT Weekend heads to an A-List location Palm Springs, California

April 19, 2017: What do Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, and BRT Weekend Caribbean Music Festival have in common??? Each of these events will take place in the California desert getaway—Palm Springs. BRT Weekend will be the first Caribbean 3-day/6 parties’ concert for Palm Springs, which is scheduled for Memorial […]