Young the Giant (formerly The Jakes) havs begun recording their debut album with Joe Chiccarelli (The Strokes, My Morning Jacket, The White Stripes) in Los Angeles.
Rohan Kohli on 03/10/10 - 01:37 PM
The Jakes are now going by Young the Giant. They will be heading into the studio with Joe Chicarelli (The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket, The Shins, Manchester Orchestra) to record their debut full length album. Their entire discography is available for download on Purevolume. A blog explaining the name change can be found here.

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Blake Solomon on 01/11/10 - 01:07 PM
The Jakes posted select dates with Fun. and Dizzy Balloon in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 10/31/09 - 08:36 AM
Congratulations to The Jakes, who are now on Roadrunner Records.
Anton Djamoos on 08/26/09 - 02:22 PM
An interview with The Jakes is on its way. So, if you have questions, ask them in the replies.
Julia Conny on 07/02/09 - 09:35 PM
The Jakes have posted a video update and are giving away their entire Shake My Hand EP for free here.
Jamie Pham on 06/24/09 - 11:38 AM
Click here to listen to an interview and a couple acoustic songs from The Jakes on KROQ.
Jamie Pham on 05/11/09 - 11:19 AM
Cable Car (featuring members of The Jakes) have posted a new demo called "Amber Fists" on myspace.
Jamie Pham on 05/06/09 - 02:17 PM
The Jakes are confirmed for this year's Bamboozle Left.
Jamie Pham on 02/24/09 - 03:59 PM
Head to the replies to check out dates from The Jakes' tour with Dizzy Balloon playing on select dates.
Jamie Pham on 02/23/09 - 02:46 PM
Today's Unsigned Showcase brings you acoustic tracks from Orange County's The Jakes. The band is starting to build momentum buzz throughout the industry. They are opening up for the Kings of Leon at the House of Blues in Chicago on January 24th. Head on over to the band's AP.net profile to check out the tracks and videos.
Jamie Pham on 01/14/09 - 08:02 AM
The Jakes and four other bands are in a contest where they can open up for Kings of Leon on January 24th, 2009 in Chicago. You can help pick the winner here.
Jamie Pham on 12/31/08 - 12:33 PM
The Jakes and Dizzy Balloon will be heading out on a California tour in January. You can see the dates in the replies.
Jamie Pham on 12/22/08 - 02:10 PM
Purevolume have announced their top unsigned bands of 2008 featuring The Jakes, Conditions, Asteria, and more.
Jamie Pham on 12/19/08 - 12:11 PM
Newbie, do you want me to give my "things I don't care about" speech again? Because I've updated it to include all white guys who add -izzle to anything.
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Drew Beringer on 10/29/08 - 08:32 AM
The Jakes have posted a new song called "Texas Tea" on their myspace page.
Jamie Pham on 10/16/08 - 02:02 PM
The Jakes have posted a new song called "Schizophrenia" on myspace.
Jamie Pham on 09/17/08 - 10:43 AM
The Jakes are a featured band on purevolume this week and is streaming their entire new EP Shake My Hand on the site.
Jamie Pham on 08/29/08 - 02:46 PM
The Jakes have posted two new songs, "Cough Syrup" and "Pay the Piper", on their myspace. They come off their new album Shake My Hand which will be released August 18th. The album was produced by Zen Seven Studios (Stacy Clark, After Midnight Project, Vogue in the Movement, Them Terribles).
Jamie Pham on 08/01/08 - 10:23 AM
A Rocket to the Moon and The Jakes will both be interviewed tonight on DJ Rossstar's Punk Rock Show at 7PM PST (10PM EST). You can listen to the radio show here. If you have questions for the artist(s), feel free to call (818) 641-1605, or shoot an instant message to DJRossstar08.
Jonathan Lally on 07/16/08 - 11:01 AM
American Hi-Fi is set to play their first show in years on April 11th at the Troubadour with Lido Beach and The Jakes.
Jamie Pham on 03/15/08 - 12:17 PM
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