New Music Releases (Week of July 6, 2015)

The X Ambassadors' debut studio album, "VHS" is "Jake's Take's" Album of the Week! (Album cover property of KIDinaKORNER & Interscope Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to the very first July 2015 edition of New Music Releases! I have a lot of music to get to…so let’s get this party started. VHS by X Ambassadors The New York-based Alternative band X Ambassadors kicks off New Music Releases. After releasing two EPs on super producer Alex da […]

The Five Question Challenge with That Poppy

Island Records singer-songwriter That Poppy is the latest artist to take "The Five Question Challenge." (Photo property of Island Records & That Poppy)

By: Jacob Elyachar, One of the most intriguing artists who is fascinating music fans and social media users around the world is That Poppy. After accumulating over 9,000 Facebook fans and 16,000 Instagram followers with her captivating posts, the Nashville singer-songwriter’s quirky personality caught the attention of Island Records. Before she joined artists such […]

The Five Question Challenge with Bari Leigh

Bari Leigh Starfish Music

By: Jacob Elyachar, I am so delighted to welcome Bari Leigh to Jake’s Take. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter is the latest artist to follow in the musical footsteps of several iconic superstars such as Dolly Parton, Etta James and Bobbie Gentry. Like her heroes, Ms. Leigh took a bold step that sets herself apart from […]

Jake’s Patriotic Playlist-Fourth of July edition

Whitney Houston's triumphant performance of the National Anthem moved a nation! (Photo property of George Rose/Getty Images)

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is almost time to kick off the Fourth of July weekend festivities! But, before you crank up the grill and light your fireworks, Jake’s Take has created a playlist that will entertain your guests at your parties and put both patriotism and American pride at the forefront of your weekend. […]

The Five Question Challenge with Lee Greenwood

Lee Greenwood God Bless The USA

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is beyond an honor and a thrill to have Lee Greenwood visit Jake’s Take. Since he began his legendary career back in 1962, Mr. Greenwood released 30 albums, had seven #1 hits and 25 charted songs including “She’s Lyin’,” “Going Going Gone,” “Somebody’s Gonna Love You” and his duet with […]

A Conversation with Dessy Di Lauro

Neo-ragtime artist Dessy Di Lauro is the latest artist to have "A Conversation" with "Jake's Take." (Photo property of Sean Alexnadder)

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Dessy Di Lauro to this edition of A Conversation. The Montreal native turned Los Angeles transplant is at the forefront of a new kind of musical genre called: Neo-Ragtime. In order to get create this superb musical hybrid, Ms. Di Lauro took the music shaped […]

Best Albums of 2015 (So Far)

Zedd True Colors

By: Jacob Elyachar, Hundreds of albums have been dropped during the first half of 2015! But, only 16 gems stood out from the crowd! In order to qualify for this list, the artists must have at least SIX quality tracks that were worthy of being downloadable. So without further ado, let the countdown begin! […]

New Music Releases: Week of June 15, 2015 (Albums Edition)

Adam Lambert The Original High

By: Jacob Elyachar, Give me an N-E-W-M-U-S-I-C-R-E-L-E-A-S-E-S! What does that spell everyone? New Music Releases! This week is “All About the Albums!” So, let’s get this party started.   The Original High by Adam Lambert One of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2015 is Adam Lambert’s The Original High! This album contains a […]

Best Songs of 2015 (So Far)

Kelly Clarkson reunited with John Legend and recorded the perfect song of 2015! (Photo property of ABC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, We are nearing the halfway point of 2015. After listening to countless of songs, Jake’s Take has created a countdown worthy of $10,000 Las Vegas Blackjack! In this countdown, you will find a diverse group of artists that are just beginning their musical careers, Top 40 favorites and music legends that […]

New Music Releases: Week of June 8, 2015

A plethora of artists raised their voices to bring Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy's music to life. (Album cover property of Republic Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, Welcome to the latest edition of New Music Releases! This week, I am taking a look at some of the hottest music from all over the music world. From the Great White Way and rock to EDM pop and Indie Folk, Jake’s Take has all of your music needs covered!   […]

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