Jesse Kinos-Goodin

Producer, CBC Music

Jesse Kinos-Goodin is a Toronto-based journalist and producer at CBC Music. He can be found on Twitter @JesseKG or email

Latest from Jesse Kinos-Goodin

How a novelty Christmas song by Maple Leafs' Johnny Bower became a chart hit

Commissioned by CBC producer Chip Young, the song sold 40,000 copies over the holidays.

The lost months of 2020: 15 music moments you probably forgot happened

What even happened before the pandemic hit North America, before lockdowns, before cities were categorized into colour codes? What happened in those lost months of 2020?

The Weeknd in numbers: how the singer dominated 2020

His album, After Hours, with its themes of loneliness, self-loathing and isolation, proved to be the quarantine R&B masterpiece we all needed this year.

The best Canadian TikTok music moments of 2020

From dance crazes and hit songs to heartfelt moments and nostalgia, it was all online this year.

An oral history of the night Nelly Furtado was discovered

Furtado, Jarvis Church and more retell the story from that fateful night at Honey Jam.

'An inspiration for all of us': What it was like working with Gord Downie on his final solo recording

The posthumous album features the legendary musician 'unshackled and in full flight, says his brother Patrick.

Watch Arkells' Max Kerman play Jam or Not a Jam, campfire song edition

How would hit songs from Cardi B, Harry Styles and more sound around the campfire?

Listen to 2 songs from Gord Downie's final solo recording, Away is Mine

The album will contain 'the final 10 songs Gord sang before he passed away' and will be released Oct. 16

After the Gold Rush: 5 facts about Neil Young's breakthrough solo album on its 50th anniversary

The iconic album set the template for Young's career, and pushed boundaries at the time.

New doc series aims to amplify Indigenous voices through song

Amplify connects Indigenous artists from across cultures and mediums, including musicians Lacey Hill, Iskwē, Melody McKiver, Nick Sherman, Leonard Sumner, Shawnee and more.