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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 music. Indeed, their cover of “Besame Mucho” would make a killer 007 opening credit sequence. 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 rock rhythms. As The Blue Agave describe themselves, “sexy, soulful atmospheric originals blending surf, spaghetti western and flamenco.” IRead More
Inbound-Permission Marketing Office
by Freddy Tran 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, Seth Godin, 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of Atomic Tango + Interracial Relations Insider… I don’t assign social media textbooks to my students because most are outdated by the time they’re published. Indeed, every time I flip on my computer, Mark Zuckerberg has messed with his giant virtual antfarm. Plus, real life case studies keep popping up that are so much more relevant and compelling. This past week — while I was teaching social media at UCLA Extension — something happened on campus that provided great classroom fodder. I’m talking about AlexandraRead More