Validating Your Music

In this post we talk about the importance of validating what you are doing with your music. If you missed the first video in the series you can find it here. Video Highlights: 0:06 – Validating your music 0:26 – Connecting with your audience 0:36 – Two types of Validation 1:04 – Live shows and EP’s […]

Why Musicians Do Too Much

How musicians can avoid feeling overwhelmed. Video Highlights: 0:15 – Musician Overwhelm 0:50 – Pareto Principle 1:21 – The Six Stages of Artist Development 1:49 – Stage 1 Explore Join Gigs Academy to boost your live career. Get the Free Video Training for Musicians Hi, Its’s James Taylor from Gigs Academy here. Everyday I’m contacted […]

Why I Decided To Quit My Job And Become A Digital Gypsy

James Taylor in office

So I just quit my job!   Two years ago I moved from the cold shores of Scotland to sunny California to join pioneering San Francisco Bay online education startup ArtistWorks. Since then the company has seen explosive growth, launching 18 online music schools and putting out amazing content that’s been experienced by millions worldwide. […]

David Brent on ‘How To Play Guitar’

Learn Guitar with David Brent

Online guitar lessons have grown massively in recent years as people give up instruction books and in-person lessons in favour of learning online from the comfort of their living rooms. Now it’s been announced that Ricky Gervais, who plays David Brent in hit UK TV show The Office, is getting in on the game with […]

Color Science for Band Logos

Color Science for Band Logos

Color Science for Band Logos Why is Nirvana’s logo yellow but The Rolling Stones red and does it really matter? According to a recent article by Leo Widrich at Buffer the color of a bands logo could affect its ticket and album sales. Color Science for Band Logos First here are some classic band logos. […]