The Five Question Challenge with Midnight Red’s Joey Diggs, Jr.

Midnight Red

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Midnight Red is on fire! America’s Boy Band just finished MTV’s Artist to Watch Tour with Austin Mahone, Becky G and W3 The Future and are preparing to hit the road with the Wanted for their farewell tour. They have also worked with some of the biggest names in the industry […]

New Music Releases: Week of March 10, 2014

Aloe Blacc brilliantly showcased different musical genres in his third studio album: "Lift Your Spirit." (Album cover property of Interscope Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s another big week of New Music Releases! Lift Your Spirit by Aloe Blacc Aloe Blacc released his third solo album today! His presence in the music industry has grown since the release of his highly successful collaboration with Avicii (“Wake Me Up”) and his team-up with Will Champlin on last […]

New Music Releases: Week of March 3, 2014

American Authors Oh What a Life

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com What a great week for new music! In this edition, I look into the debut albums of both American Authors and Lea Michele.  Plus, I also look at new CDs and singles from old favorites! Oh, What a Life by American Authors When I did my Five Question Challenge with the […]

The “Jake’s Take” Workout Playlist: Volume Two

Jacob Elyachar lifting

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I have a lot of friends that will be competing in the CrossFit Games Open and are training for the WBFF Words. In honor of their training, I have complied another playlist of workout songs that I hope will motivate everyone to success! Bruce Springsteen: “The Rising” The Boss’ uplifting anthem […]

The Five Question Challenge with Grayce

Grayce The Golden Girl

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome singer-songwriter Grayce to Jake’s Take. Originally from Hong Kong and later Japan, Grayce moved to the United States four years ago to chase her dream of becoming a performer.   Since her move to Los Angeles, she has performed in iconic venues such as the Viper […]

New Music Releases: Week of February 24, 2014-The Singles Edition

Shakira Empire

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Do you prefer listening to singles to full-length albums? Well…you are in luck! This week’s edition of New Music Releases focuses exclusively on singles!   “Empire” by Shakira The second single off of Shakira’s upcoming self-titled tenth studio album oozes of excellence. I love hearing the “Hips Don’t Lie” falsetto and […]

New Music Releases: Week of February 17, 2014

Candice Glover Music Speaks

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to another exciting edition of New Music Releases! This week, I dove into debut albums from fan-favorite Reality TV alums and new singles from some old favorites!   Music Speaks by Candice Glover Idol’s reigning queen does not disappoint on her debut album.  Her velvet vocals are impeccable pieces of […]

The Five Question Challenge with Breanna Lynn

Breanna Lynn LaFAMOS

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome singer-songwriter Breanna Lynn to Jake’s Take. Originally from Chicago, Breanna Lynn has evolved as a performer and has written over 200 songs and even a full-length Broadway musical. Her work has been featured on multiple media platforms including Artists on Demand, LA Talk Radio, New […]

The Five Question Challenge with American Authors

American Authors interview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a great privilege to welcome American Authors to Jake’s Take. The Brooklyn, New York quartet of Zac Barnett, James Adam Shelley, Matt Sanchez and Dave Rublin have had an explosive 2013.  Their debut single, “Believer,” caught the attention of Alternative radio stations across the country.  Plus, their second single, […]

New Music Releases: Week of February 10, 2014

Elise Testone's brilliant debut album showcases her impeccable songwriting and superb voice at their finest. (Album cover property of Red Tambo Records)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s time for another edition of New Music Releases!  This week, I check on several rising artists including Elise Testone and Matt Goss.  In addition, I unpack the latest singles from Miranda Lambert, Hot Chelle Rae and the combinations of Josh Groban and Judith Hill plus David Guetta and Skylar Grey! […]

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