Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of August 10, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the second-to-last Jake’s Take New Music Review of the Summer of 2018! We have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s gets this party started!   Queen by Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj surprisingly dropped her fourth studio album, Queen, on her fans! Fans will notice that there are […]

A Conversation with Singer-Songwriter Matt LeGrand

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Matt LeGrand to Jake’s Take. The Chicago native grew up surrounded by a lot of musical inspirations, and throughout his musical journey, Matt LeGrand experimented with various instruments such as the guitar and drums. He also dabbled in recording musical genres.  Matt’s talent caught […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of July 13, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first July edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We have a lot of music to digest, so let’s get this party started!   Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again by the Cast of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Ten years ago, the ABBA jukebox musical Mamma […]

Jake’s Take’s Favorite Albums of 2018 So Far (January to June 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com 2018 has been an interesting year for music. Several artists made impeccable comebacks, while other artists dropped surprise albums. There are ten albums that stood out to me so far this year.   This mixture features a combination of new artists and veterans that represent several different musical genres such as alternative, […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of June 29, 2018)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that Sunday is July 1! So many of our favorite artists crammed to release new music over the past few weeks just in time to prepare us for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.   Without further ado, let’s get this party started and talk about the […]

Catching Up With Dynamite Dylan (The 2018 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome back recording artist and YouTube personality Dynamite Dylan to Jake’s Take. Dynamite Dylan just released his latest single, “NUMBERS UP,” which was written by superstar producer Poo Bear.  The music producer has worked with a plethora of artists such as Usher, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, […]

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 […]

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