I’m here is at Trinidad Startup Weekend from Wednesday 22-Friday 24th2013 at JDK Auditorium on the campus of the University of the West Indies thanks to sponsors Flow/Columbus Communications and Arthur Phidd & Associates. Follow us here on SiliconCaribe.com, on Facebook and Twitter for reports, photos, quips and quotes. With a registered 117 attendees from [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Absofacto, Mason Proper Song: The Neighbourhood - West Coast [download here] What's so good? In case you ever doubted where The Neighbourhood come from, a listen to this song will clear things up. Show More Summary
It seems Fred Armisen is leaving Saturday Night Live. In addition to two epic Kanye West performances, last night’s episode also featured a super-group of indie rock stars joining Armisen on stage for what appeared to be a send-off. Armisen (who hasn’t officially announced he’s leaving SNL) played his rock band character Ian Rubbish, leading [...]
Edward Kenway set out to earn his fortune in the West Indies, but you’ll see first-hand how he (like so many other sailors of his day) turned to a much more brutal, ruthless and lucrative life in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. We’re...Show More Summary
The long-running West Coast indie rock duo Rogue Wave have spent a few years between albums, but they make their big return next month with the new LP Nightingale Floors. We’ve already posted its early track “College,” and now here’s another new one, the grandly chugging “Siren’s Song.” Listen to it below. Nightingale Floors is [...]
The West Indies Cricket Board has announced its team for the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, but what has the region talking is the decision to replace St. Lucian Darren Sammy with Trinidad-born all rounder Dwayne Bravo as captain of the One Day International (ODI) team.
by George Conger May 2, 2013 (AnglicanInk.com) - The Anglican bishops of the West Indies have urged their governments to hold fast and resist pressure from Britain and the United States to legalize gay rights and gay "marriage." In a statement released on April 25, 2013, following the House of Bishops meeting in…
From right, Walker Evans, “Saint Martin, West Indies” (1974) and a 2007 photo from John Divola’s Abandoned Paintings series. “What interested me about Walker Evans is probably not what interests other people about Walker Evans. WhatShow More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Kanye West Song: Jay-Z - 100$ Bill [download here] What's so good? I know posting Jay-Z on an indie site is sacrilege and all, but I’m thoroughly impressed by this new track “100$ Bill.”Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Bastille, Frightened Rabbit, Admiral Fallow Song: To Kill A King - Funeral (Tyde Remix) [download here] What's so good? West London producers Tyde (who are already responsible for a remix of Bastille’s “Pompeii”) have now taken to re-working the latest single from the London-based To Kill A King. Show More Summary
Sir Vivian Richards hails Virat Kohli – Cricket News Update West Indies batting legend Sir Vivian Richards on Thursday hailed flamboyant Indian batsman Virat Kohli saying the Delhi dasher reminds him of his own batting. The 61-year-old...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Summer Heart, MGMT, MillionYoung, Teen Daze Song: Work Drugs - West Coast Slide [download here] What's so good? Work Drugs’ last appearance on Indie Shuffle came back in March, with “Sunset...Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Drake, Chiddy Bang Song: Childish Gambino - Think of Me [download here] What's so good? It’s been almost a year since Donald released his free mixtape Royalty, and two months since he produced Kilo Kish’s tracks. We’ve missed him. Show More Summary
The Rove Gallery at 33-34 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NN, is showing Essence by Denis Piel until 6 May, a free photographic exhibition (CLICK). Shown is Jen Yarrow, Sunkissed, Mustique, West Indies (1982). Nudes are an old excuse for black-and-white photography, creating an "art study" that isn't rude. At least, that's the excuse. Would this image really be rude in colour?
As much as I love big, immediate hooks, some of the best songs unfold their goodness slowly and almost unexpectedly. Such is the case with “Air Conditioning,” the latest single from West Coast indie pop band Kisses. This third release off the group’s wonderful new album Kids in LA – which channels, variously, Roxy Music, [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Madlib, Alchemist, Kanye West Song: Pusha T - Numbers On The Boards [download here] What's so good? Since Lord Willin‘, The Clipse have been one of my favorite hip-hop duos. Even when I had...Show More Summary
Sunil Narine credits Gautam Gambhir for his success – Cricket News Update Sunil Narine, the West Indies and Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) off-spinner, has credited Gautam Gambhir for his success in the Indian Premier League (IPL) andShow More Summary
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the governing body for the sport of cricket in the region, recently elected Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron to be its new president. Cameron, who was previously the WICB vice-president, defeated the incumbent Julian R. Show More Summary
If you had placed this book into a shiny new coloured cover, I would never have picked it for being written in 1937. It has all the things that I look for in histories that are being written around me … Continue reading ?
The veteran West Coast indie duo Rogue Wave are getting ready to release their fifth album Nightingale Floors, the follow-up to 2010?s Permalight. Every Rogue Wave album seems to be inspired by some kind of trauma, and this one hangs heavy with the absence of frontman Zach Wave’s father, who died during its recording. The [...]