September 16, 2019

“We still need the Cayman Islands”

In the Caribbean, says Claire Whit­aker, “we’re down to the last six islands.” David Jones concurs: “Still need the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and (not to be confused) the Virgin Islands. Funny how we can sort the most remote countries in the world, but the tax havens are giving us trouble.” It might sound […]

Direct to disc

Paul McGowan of PS Audio writes: I mentioned in a recent posting a Sheffield Direct To Disc recording and several readers asked me just what that was.  It was the most direct method of recording possible before the advent of digital and interestingly enough it was a throwback to the original recording technique.  Perhaps a […]

T&T’s Soca Queen Patrice Roberts coming to the Cayman Islands

The sensational soca artist, Patrice Roberts, from Trinidad and Tobago will be performing live at Margaritaville on Friday, June 15th at the “I Love Soca: the All Black Fete” along with Cayman’s own Jeffrey Wilson. Patrice Roberts was born in 1986 and performs with popular fellow Soca artist Machel Montano in his band, Machel Montano […]

Children and the Arts on Display

Children from Sir John A Cumber Primary School performed at the Red Bay Holiness Church in the pre-trial’s for the National Children’s Festival of the Arts (NCFA) Annual Competition. (See photo)           An artistic collaboration by students in classes 11 and 12A of the Lighthouse School was on display at the […]

Deezer dives in streaming music to Cayman Islands

Deezer, one of the world’s premier music streaming service, with over 23 million users, launched its streaming service in Latin America on Thu (7). Along with the Cayman Islands the streaming service will be available in: Anguilla, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Panama, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Aruba, Ecuador, Peru, Bahamas, El Salvador, […]

Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest

Favourite Loreen has triumphed for Sweden at the 57th Eurovision Song Contest, with her club track Euphoria. The former Swedish Idol contestant led from early on in the voting at Baku, challenged only by Russia’s Buranovo Grannies, Serbia and hosts Azerbaijan. British entry Engelbert Humperdinck, who opened the contest with his ballad Love Will Set […]

Cayman National Choir and Cayman National Orchestra Present:

Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

The week of Monday, 28 May, GIS Spotlight takes another look at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the closed circuit television system that is now in place. Share in the excitement of what is underway to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and see how we can all participate to show our […]

Late Bee Gee Robin Gibb hailed in native Britain

(AP) — One day after he succumbed to cancer, Bee Gee Robin Gibb was hailed in his native Britain Monday as a master musician whose interests went far beyond the recording studio. The distinctive singer, who wrote and arranged numerous hits for other major artists, was also recognized for his work on behalf of British […]

Ilmington Primary School pupils have their Olympics song played in Cayman Islands

PRIMARY school children who put their quiet Warwickshire village on the map by releasing a song are now having their single played on national radio – in the Cayman Islands. Pupils at Ilmington Primary School recorded a song inspired by the Olympics, called Rings Around The World, which was such a success the children were […]