The Straight Outta Compton Issue

In this month’s dose of marketing street knowledge, we’ve definitely crossed the tracks as our writers take us to the wrong side of town. We’ve slapped the parental advisory sticker onto this issue, and there was only one album that could be our theme – welcome to Straight Outta Compton.

The OK Computer Issue

This month we are on much safer ground with our definition of a ‘classic’ album, as we demand that our office virtual assistant play Radiohead’s OK Computer and we get our geek on – turning our attention to the rise of the marketing machines.

Into the Pool #3: Programmatic

The pool guy is not going to be pleased with what he’s going to be scooping out in the morning. In this issue, more of that lazy and cheap shit is on its way down, as Robert Rose hands over programmatic and Ian Truscott does the honors.

The Age of Consent Issue

Like it or not, post-GDPR truly is the age of consent and as we dug into the record box at the GDPR after party, this issue’s album title chose itself: The Age of Consent by Bronksi Beat.

I’d Rather be the Pope

Forget chasing the zeitgeist, says Ian Truscott. Have faith in your product. Trust your product. And figure out who your story is going to help – and how. 

Project: Funk Da World Issue

We’ve decided to name each issue after classic album titles. Cute right? I suggested 1994’s Project: Funk Da World by Craig Mack. And while there was a strong argument that it’s not considered a classic, it does feature ‘Flava in Ya Ear’. And like Mr. Mack, we’re intent on “bringing a brand new flava in ya ear”.