Jake’s Take’s Podcast: Nikitaa

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome singer-songwriter Nikitaa to The Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast. Nikitaa is a Los Angeles-based recording artist born and raised in India. They infuse their music with ethereal Pop/R&B influences and their South Asian heritage, creating what they call Goddess Pop – music that emphasizes […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of March 29, 2024

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest edition of Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We got a lot of new music to unpack, so let’s start this party!   Cowboy Carter by Beyoncé Beyoncé dropped her eighth studio album, Cowboy Carter. This is the second chapter in a trilogy project that started with 2022’s Renaissance. In Renaissance, the “Crazy in Love” […]

Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews: Week of Feb. 23, 2024

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the latest Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews! We got a lot of new music to unpack, so let’s start this party!   What Now by Brittany Howard  Brittany Howard is one of my generation’s top recording artists. She received critical acclaim for commanding bands such as Alabama Shakes and […]

Jake’s Take Podcast: Le Fil

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com  It is a privilege to welcome recording artist and performer Le Fil to The Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast.  Le Fil is a British-Chinese LGBTQ+ multidisciplinary pop artist and performer’s shows are described as ‘pop gigs with extras,’ combining pop music concerts, part-live art, and fashion installations. Alongside his music, […]

The Five Best Performances from the 2011 VMAS

This entry is based only on my opinion on MTV’s 2011 Video Music Awards. The VMAs were rocking last night and many of music’s biggest stars came out in force to celebrate the crème de la crème of music videos.   But the best parts of the VMAs had to be the performances and the tributes […]

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