Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of June 16, 2018 (Albums Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! Over the past few weeks, a lot of our favorite artists have dropped new albums.  We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get started!   Liberation by Christina Aguilera The wait is over! Christina Aguilera dropped her first studio album in […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of May 11, 2018

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews is back! In this edition, I will look at new material from some of our favorite artists.   Year One by Clark Beckham I have been waiting for years for new music from a friend of the blog, Clark Beckham. The American Idol alum recently released […]

The Five Question Challenge With Nikki’s Wives’ Nikki Whitehead

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome Nikki’s Wives’ Nikki Whitehead to Jake’s Take. Since 2015, Whitehead and her fellow band members, guitarist and keyboardist Dylan Lauzon and drummer Nate Baylor have built up a following that started outside of Toronto.  Nikki’s Wives’ music caught the attention of several significant musicians such […]

Jake’s Take’s Music Bytes: Farewell to Avicii (1989 to 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The music world was shocked and saddened to learn of Avicii’s tragic passing at 28-years-old on April 20, 2018.  Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, became one of his generation’s impeccable beat makers as he dominated the Electronic Dance Music scene with his outstanding collaborations and superb tracks. Jake’s Take […]

Jake’s Take’s Music Bytes: Revamping And Restoring The Songs Of Elton John And Bernie Taupin

  Welcome to the first installment of Jake’s Take’s Music Bytes. Music Bytes is Jake’s Take’s opinion on some of the most talked about albums and singles from a plethora of musicians that range from newcomers to some of the biggest names in music. In this edition, I am taking a look at two tribute […]

The Five Question Challenge with RIVVRS

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Brandon Zahursky to Jake’s Take. Known to his fans as RIVVRS, this Los Angeles-based musician began his musical journey while working in Napa Valley’s wine industry. His debut single, “I Will Follow You,” caught the attention of the producers of NBC’s About a Boy. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Peter & Evynne Hollens

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so delighted to welcome back longtime friend to the blog, Peter Hollens, and to welcome his wife, Evynne, to Jake’s Take. Both Peter and Evynne Hollens have been instrumental in bringing a cappella music to the forefront of the recording industry. Combined both of their respective YouTube channels […]

Jake’s Take’s Concert Reviews: Janet Jackson at Barclays Center

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have waited two years to see Janet Jackson perform live! Halfway through her Unbreakable World Tour, Janet hit the pause button to start a family with her then-husband, Wissam Al Mana.  The “If” singer vowed that she would be back as soon as she gave birth to her son, Eissa.  […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of November 10, 2017)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the very first November edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Jake’s Take has checked out and listened to some of the latest music from today’s hottest artists and bands. In this edition, we look at new albums from two British crooners, dueling Voice coaches, two women that are […]

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