New Music Releases: Week of November 13, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! This week, the second generation of Pop Wars reaches its crescendo as Justin Bieber’s comeback album is up against One Direction’s “potential final album.” Meanwhile, Kylie Minogue celebrates the holidays as she released her first Christmas album and A Great Big World […]

New Music Releases: Week of October 2, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the first October 2015 edition of New Music Releases! We have a lot of ground to this week, so let’s get this party started! Unbreakable by Janet Jackson Welcome back to the music world, Janet Jackson! I have been looking forward to hearing tunes from Ms. Jackson for years! […]

New Music Releases: Week of August 28, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com  Welcome to the final August 2015 edition of New Music Releases! To commemorate this edition, I have picked some of the best new material from veteran (and rising) music acts in the industry Without further ado, let’s get the party started! Burning Bridges by Bon Jovi The world’s favorite New Jersey […]

New Music Releases: Week of August 7, 2015 (The Singles Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome back to another edition of New Music Releases! This week, it is all about the singles. “Omen” by Disclosure & Sam Smith Brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence are slowly becoming the toast of the music industry! They have worked and produced for the best of the industry including London Grammer, […]

New Music Releases: Week of July 20, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Hello everyone! This week’s New Music Features brings together a diverse group of talent from artists that are just starting out to music royalty. Not An Apology by Bea Miller I cannot believe it has been three years since Bea Miller first appeared on the now defunct American version of X […]

New Music Releases: Week of April 20, 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting week of New Music Releases. Let’s get this party started!   Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes Three years ago, Zac Cockrell, Heath Fogg, Steve Johnson and Brittany Howard came swinging into the music industry with their highly acclaimed debut album: Boys & Girls. Now, the three-time […]

New Music Releases: Week of December 22, 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the final 2014 edition of New Music Releases! This week, several of the biggest names in music have released new material. Hopefully, these tunes might be the soundtrack of not only this year’s holiday parties, but also the 2015 Billboard and radio charts.   Rebel Heart (The first six […]

New Music Releases: Week of November 17, 2014

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! Let’s get this party started!   Four by One Direction It seems like if you mention either One Direction or any of the band members’ names (ex: Harry or Niall), you will get screams from as many pre-teens and teenagers as possible. […]

Jake’s Take: Best Albums of 2014-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This year, hundreds of albums dropped! I have the pleasure of reviewing a bulk of them and it was very difficult to determine which artists or groups made this countdown. I hope that this week’s three-part column will showcase a diverse group of artists representing multiple genres of music. Without further […]

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