New Wave and The Art’s No Entry-Fee Second Chance for Rejected Writing of all Genres Contest

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Submission Call: Give your favorite rejected writing a second chance. Select one piece of prose or up to four poems from all the work you thought was going to get bought by a magazine, win, or at least rank in a contest, but instead got you a rejection letter, and submit it to New Wave and The [...]

Read and Review for Self-Published Authors

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments


It’s an NYC party disguised as the beatnik cafe scene in “So I Married an Axe Murderer” (Un-trust… ing. Un-know… ing. Un-love… ed?).

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

   Lyrics, Lit & Liquor- TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30pm in EDT The Parkside Lounge in New York, New York   A New Wave of unpretentious exhibitionism is sweeping New York, and Lyrics, Lit & Liquor is at its center. The event will be celebrating its second anniversary on September 30th, two weeks [...]

Many Moons: A Perfect Time to Welcome Shoegaze into the Mainstream

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a love at first sight, the  one between shoegaze and me. Intoxicating guitar, no rush, simple yet potentially elaborate. Dark. At first exposure shoegaze can feel adventurously inaccessible, yet right next door to infectious catchiness. That dark bubble of velvet sound has been climbing to the surface of public consciousness since the late [...]

The Author of Nogo Gogo and Syd and Darcy on New Wave and the Art of Heroin Maintenance

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beaird Glover, author of Nogo Gogo and Syd and Marcy on Sebastian Briglia‘s Good Lust Charm with a Chill Technique I found myself reading lines over and over, not because I couldn’t understand them, but because I wanted to memorize them. Meticulous insight and inspired perceptions jump off of every page. Briglia writes, “Cheesiness combined [...]

On getting productive and popular online… (Reddit, Meditation, and going Game of Thrones – Level Viral)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

How to reddit: Marketing Through the Anti-Social Feeding Tube of Social Networks February 11th, 2014   Reddit has earned a high-profile reputation for viral content; even President Obama answered questions on the Ask Me Anything subreddit the day before his State of the Union Address last year. At first look reddit can be off-putting to the uninitiated.  [...]

Free E-Books — Where to Find Them, Where to Promote Them

| March 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

Frequent New Wave and the Art of … Maintenance contributor Sebastian Briglia attempted a new marketing feat for his Fires of 2001 memoir, with a Free promotion on 03/11 and 03/12 combined with an offer of free Binaural Mind-Altering MP3s to those who forward their order confirmation number, after downloading the e-book, to The [...]

New Wave and the Art of Herding Cats — Like Herding Cats Resurrects The Scene — by Sebouh Gemdjian

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

            There is a certain inimitable swing, a sway, a wind rocking Dom P. of Like Herding Cats, new wave’s new guard, shaking him from the inside, bringing forth infectious melodies that stand out while they make you dance, because they only fit that recognizable charm, Dom P.’s own effortless style. I’ve heard the future [...]

The Art of Leaky Window Maintenance — by Sebouh Gemdjian

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rant: I never imagined that buying a condo with gigantic windows and skylights would involve me pacing around trying to figure out where the outside air is sneaking in from. We went on vacation to Costa Rica in the middle of moving in, and returned to a broken furnace. The one we bought the house [...]

Six Steps Down an Internet Rabbit Hole Where The Earth is at the Center of the Universe

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

Imagine the Universe looked exactly the way you see it through your window. Imagine you looked through a telescope and believed everything you saw: A sun and stars that rise in the east and set in the west around a still earth, streching out equally all around you. Then you look for some planets and [...]