Jake’s Take: The Top 16 Albums of 2016

2016 was a big year for music! While we lost remarkable artists, hundreds of artists from four generations released excellent albums. Hypothetically, if we counted down every album that was released, we would probably be in the middle of the Top 400s of our countdown by the time Ryan Seacrest countdowns to midnight during Dick […]

Jake’s Take: The Best Albums of 2016…So Far: Part Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I wrote part one of the Best Albums of 2016…So Far! Missed it? Read it here! Since July, some of our favorite artists dropped excellent albums, and they have been featured on Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews. Without further ado, here are the final 13 records that will […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of December 2, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the final 2016 edition of Jake’s Take’s “New Music Reviews”! I have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started. Starboy by The Weeknd The Weeknd is back! Last year, the R&B star took the world by storm with his 2015 smash Beauty Behind the […]

Pop & EDM music headline the 2016 American Music Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One award show that I look forward to the most is the American Music Awards! What sets the American Music Awards apart from other music award shows is that the public votes for their favorite artists, duos, or groups. Tonight, the show returned to the Microsoft Theatre (formerly known as the […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of November 18, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Are you preparing for the long drive home for Thanksgiving and do not have any music? Have no fear! Jake’s Take has reviewed some of the hottest new albums and singles that you should consider downloading into your iPhone. Let’s get started! 24K Magic by Bruno Mars Welcome back, Bruno Mars! […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of November 11, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Let’s get this party started!   57th & 9th by Sting Sting kicks off this week’s edition! 57th & 9th is the 2014 Kennedy Center Honoree’s first rock album in 13 years. From the first song, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” to “The […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of November 4, 2016

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! Besides reviewing brand new albums and singles from your favorite artists, I will introduce you several rising artists that are hoping to shake up the charts. Let’s get this party started! HERE by Alicia Keys 2016 has been a big year for Alicia Keys! […]

Catching Up with Peter Hollens (The 2016 Edition)

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am very excited to welcome back Peter Hollens to Jake’s Take! He is one of the best artists of my generation and is one of the main voices that has guided A cappella music into being accepted into the pop culture world. Throughout his career, Peter worked with a […]

Jake’s Take: New Music Reviews (Week of October 28, 2016)-The Albums Edition

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s time for the albums to shine! In this edition of Jake’s Take-New Music Reviews, we will be taking a closer look at a diverse group of albums from today’s hottest artists and two of A cappella music’s finest acts. A Pentatonix Christmas by Pentatonix Pentatonix has played a huge role […]

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