Jesse Kinos-Goodin

Producer, CBC Music

Jesse Kinos-Goodin has been a journalist and producer at CBC since 2012. He focuses on music and the arts. Reach him on Twitter @JesseKG or email

Latest from Jesse Kinos-Goodin

The Rza on 5 songs that changed his life

Upon the release of a new solo album from the legendary Wu-Tang Clan leader, the Rza looks back on the music that shaped him throughout his life.

2021: the biggest headlines in Canadian music

From the return of live music, to the Canadian artists who continued to smash records and represent on the international stage, these are the year’s biggest headlines in Canadian music.

Song Cycle: How Mother Mother's 'Hayloft' was made

During the pandemic, the song became the band's biggest hit — but 13 years ago, they had to fight to keep it.

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.

How Canadian composer Galt MacDermot unwittingly became rap royalty

He's one of the most sampled artists in hip hop, even earning the nickname King Galt.

JP Saxe: 5 songs that changed my life

The 'relentlessly transparent' singer looks back on the artists who shaped his musical taste.

Buffy Sainte-Marie takes us behind the Juno Awards' first televised land acknowledgment

'I was handed a piece of paper and I was asked to read it. It was in lawyer talk, and I objected,' she says.

'Don't put me on a pedestal': Sarah McLachlan on learning to accept her accolades

The singer-songwriter says her Hall of Fame induction was the first award she felt she deserved.

'One of the biggest nights of my life': Michael Bublé on hosting the Juno Awards

The Canadian crooner on calling in favours, self-deprecating humour and why he should host the awards again.

'Do we need pyro?': Max Kerman on the Arkells' growth from barroom to the Juno stage

In his My Junos Moment, the frontman takes us behind some of their key performances.