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The Blue Agave
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Former MCA Records Operative… If Hollywood ever sets a James Bond movie in L.A., The Blue Agave should perform the all music. Indeed, their cover of “Besame Mucho” would make a killer 007 opening credit sequence. (Take a listen at the bottom of this post.) The Blue Agave’s eponymous debut album takes you on a sonic cruise across Los Angeles: primarily Spanish vocals amidst layers of surf guitar, retro lounge, mariachi, and killer rhythms. As The Blue Agave describe themselves, “sexy, soulfulRead More
Inbound-Permission Marketing Office
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + No Relation To Right Said Fred Inbound and permission marketers must be the sexiest people on earth. (Mis)led by their guru , they abhor ads and other marketing promos that “interrupt” consumers. Rather, they simply build websites and social media profiles, then passively wait for customers to find them and give them “permission” to do marketing. Makes you all hot and bothered just thinking about it, huh?Read More
Jimmy Wong "Ching Chong"
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Interracial Relations Insider… One reason I don’t assign textbooks to my social media classes is that most are outdated by the time they’re published. Indeed, every time I flip on my computer, it seems like Mark Zuckerberg messed with his giant virtual antfarm. (“Ooh, what if I move everything from over here to over there?”) Plus, real life case studies keep popping up that are so much more relevant and compelling. This past week — while I was teaching social mediaRead More
Sometimes, amidst all the talk of bank bailouts and business banality, I stumble across something that melts away all the jagged cynical edges, one note at a time…Read More