Magic Giant casts its spell on Kansas City’s Riot Room

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to interview one of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Artists That You Need to Know: Magic Giant. Made up of frontman Austin Bisnow, banjo player Zambricki Li, and … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with Casey McQuillen

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Casey McQuillen to the blog. What makes this Boston, Massachusetts singer-songwriter stand out in the recording industry is her innate ability to connect her message of … [Continue reading]

“America’s Got Talent” welcomes new talent & host Tyra Banks

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) is back, and the NBC talent competition has a new host: Ms. Tyra Banks. The America’s Next Top Model creator and host will help veteran judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, fellow supermodel … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: The Top 10 “America’s Got Talent” Golden Buzzer moments (so far)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My favorite summer talent competition is back! America’s Got Talent (AGT) is returning Tuesday to NBC for its 12th season! Also making a splash for the fourth season in the row is the Golden Buzzer. For the … [Continue reading]

“The Voice” coaches of past, present, & future help crown the Season 12 champion

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, the show hosted a reunion of epic proportions as several Voice coaches from past seasons (CeeLo and Usher), present (Adam, Alicia, Blake, and Gwen), and future (Miley and Jennifer Hudson) visited the … [Continue reading]

“The Voice: Season 12” Final Four take the stage to fight for the championship

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! Tonight, the Season 12 Final Four---Chris Blue, Lauren Duski, Jesse Larson, and Aliyah Moulden sang three times (one final cover, one original song, and a duet with their coach. Which artists … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: The Top 12 Performances from The Voice-Season 12

The Voice Season 12 Top Four

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that The Voice wraps up its 12th season in the next few hours. As Chris Blue, Lauren Duski, Jesse Larson, and Aliyah Moulden prepare to fight for a recording contract and the right to … [Continue reading]

A Conversation with the Johnsons

The Johnsons

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Clayton, Chantry, and Connor Johnson to Jake’s Take. Hailing from Los Angeles, the Johnsons are taking the pop rock genre by storm. Collectively, both Clayton and Chantry were in … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of May 12, 2017

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! This week, we look at some new material from Top 40 favorites, legendary talents, and upcoming artists who are looking to break into the music … [Continue reading]

Maren & Charlie visit “The Voice” as the Season 12 Instant Save continues

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Do not get me wrong, I like when artists such as Maren Morris and Charlie Puth are on television, but I believe when you have a show like The Voice, the show should highlight past artists and not Top 40 … [Continue reading]

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