A simple way to create a romantic evening at home for Valentine’s Day. In lockdown? No problem, I’ve got you covered in today’s video. #glamorousdarling
Learn to sing the jazz favourite ‘That’s All’ in this fun sing-along full length singing lesson.
My updated list of the best and worst drinks for singers that are gigging, recording and doing any performance and you need your voice to stay in tip top condition.
A hard lesson learned by those who venture where they should not, to prove a point. A dark poem by Nicola Milan.
5 things you can do to get inspired to write a song. These are useful for coming up with new song ideas and getting you in the mood to write.
Learn to sing new songs fast, and sing them YOUR way in today’s tutorial. 5 steps to help to you learn and re-arrange it so it sounds like your own version.
Five strategies to help you stand out at your singing audition and smash it every time. Tried and tested by professional a jazz singer.
A small shift in mindset can be all it takes to go from never posting your work, to sharing your creativity regularly and succeeding beyond your wildest dreams.
How to write a song in 30 minutes or less with some easy to follow songwriting hacks for beginners. Watch as I create a song and play it for you at the end.
Everything you need to know about preparing your chart books for gigs. This is specifically for jazz and blues singers who use lead sheets, but if you sing pop or folk, this type of sheet music layout is also for you.
So… what exactly is JAZZ anyway? What does it mean to ‘sound jazzy’? Apart from the songs, how does a singer get that authentic jazz style going? Well my friend, I’ll answer all of that in today’s video for you.
Being alone, doesn’t mean lonely. This inspirational video shows you how to like being alone and to feel at peace with the time you spend flying solo.
5 daily healthy habits for creatives to help increase your productivity and keep your motivation running at its maximum.
Perth, WA illustrator Nicola Milan showcases her collection of steampunk gothic characters at her first solo exhibition ‘Freaky Little Creatures’ at the 2020 Perth Fringe Festival.
Discover what happened to Duchess van der Park as she performed the ‘Luscious Lucy Fan Dance’ during an unfortunate, yet rather entertaining evening…
Meet the Von Furstenbergs. ‘New money’ from America, with more than one unsavoury secret to keep during their rise to fame and fortune…
Want to be taken seriously as a singer? You need to build a strong, visual personal brand; a way for people to instantly recognise you. Here’s the skinny on why its so important, and how to go about achieving a look that fits you perfectly.
3 steps to help you discover your unique sound and develop your own singing style.
When we set creative projects in motion but then start to feel like ‘something’s not quite right’, we often wonder ‘is it ok to change your mind?’ The answer is a definite YES and here’s why…
Learn how to draw these cute little critters I like to call ‘Skull Bats’. They’re super cute and evil at the same time 🙂
5 super hacks to shake up your daily routine, help you to start generating that creative spark and trick your brain into thinking more creatively.
Discover my set list formula for creating a rise and fall thoughout your set that keeps your audience super engaged.
See how 3 songwriters use the same riff to come up with 3 completely different songs each, all within a mere 30 minutes in this speed songwriting challenge. Featuring Nicola Milan, Housey Maine and Minky G.
Let’s write a song together. I have one here that is nearly finished and you’ll get to see how I come up with the ideas for this song, the lyrics and also how I structure the song so it flows.
Write better songs, instantly! Use my top 5 tips to write songs that make it to the recording studio, not the rubbish bin.
See how I created the album artwork for Minky G’s latest release ‘Little Dreams’. I’ll show you the idea process, illustration process and graphic design involved.
A short, visual dark poem about feelings that creep up towards the end of summer. Awash with gothic undertones juxtaposed by white sandy beaches.
Are you getting the RIGHT gigs for your music career? Today we break down the four types of gigs and how they can help you get to where you want to be.
Discover how to reinvent yourself for the New Year and start reaching your goals.
Discover my songwriting process behind my latest original ‘I Still Miss You’. Where the inspiration came from, how long the song took to write and more.
Four things to remember to help you get of a breakup. Love will find you again.
Acoustic cover of Christina Perri’s A Thousand Years by Australian jazz singer Nicola Milan. Featuring piano and vocal harmonies.
Son of a Preacher Man cover by Nicola Milan with special guest Minky G. Acoustic with guitar and harmonies.
Sick of having to dodge crazed shoppers during the peak hour food shop? Well, you can now shop in peace! We have identified the worst of the worst; the very shoppers that make you cringe… in TROLLEY RAGE! Surviving the Peak Hour Food Shop.
Five reasons why hairless Sphynx cats are perfect companions for Vampires. Inspired by Kat Von D’s cats Poe, Piaf and Nietzsche.
I’ll show you places in your mind, you never thought you’d ever find… Enter into the depths of my latest poem ‘Where The Dark Things Dwell’.
Need to inject a little more inspiration and creativity into your life? Here are 3 easy ways to find inspiration.
Going to a wedding soon? Sick of seeing everyone BUT you walk down the isle? Here’s our fool-proof guide to catching the wedding bouquet… guaranteed.
Meet Hugo and Emelda and watch them come to life from initial sketch to final artwork.
Paris; the city of love, home to artists, musicians and fashionistas and most importantly, home of the macaroon. Here’s my list of things to love about Paris.
Performing somewhere and need to get people to the show? Here’s my full list of what I do to promote my gigs to make sure they sell out every time.
An acoustic, slower and slightly quirky version of Symphony by Clean Bandit.
Come and explore Florence, Italy with me! The land of gelato, art and wine.