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

Clairmont the Second is done being Toronto's best-kept secret

With a new album out, the rapper talks about the struggles of making it and why fans are 'not being loud enough'

A brief history of Canada as told through popular lyrics

From Buffy Sainte-Marie and Gordon Lightfoot to Maestro and Drake, this is Canada in song.

David Strickland: My life in 5 beats

The Indigenous producer who's worked with everyone from Method Man to Drake is reconnecting with his roots on his new album, Spirit of Hip-Hop.

How a song goes viral: Powfu on 'Death Bed' and its steady rise to the top

The B.C. artist released 'Death Bed' more than a year ago, and after blowing up on social media, it’s become a No. 1 hit and earned him a record deal.

Drive-in concerts: the next step for live music in Canada under COVID-19

This month, Canada's first drive-in concert will happen in B.C., followed by a July Talk one in Toronto later in the summer. Welcome to the new era of live music.

An up-to-date list of Canadian live streams to watch during COVID-19

This week: Jully Black, Shred Kelly and others perform from their homes.

How COVID-19 is changing the way we listen to music

Music sales and streams have dropped, tours and festivals have stopped, but social media has filled in the void — is this the new norm?

A Tribe Called Red, Wab Kinew, Tanya Tagaq on the Indigenous music renaissance

People are tuning in to the sounds of a new generation of indigenous musicians — and starting a conversation that could only happen through music.

Neil Peart's guide to Neil Peart's drums

The Rush drummer breaks down each section in this exclusive video.

Canadian icon Buffy Sainte-Marie drops some truth bombs following her Polaris Prize win

'Aboriginal music has been good for a very long time, but nobody has been listening to it.'

Why On the Beach is one of Neil Young's most underrated, enduring albums

Released 39 years ago, the songwriter's 5th studio album was dismissed at first. Today, it's considered a classic.

Game of Thrones visual effects team on darkness and bringing dragons to life

"If you believe the fire, you'll believe the dragon": Steve Kullback and Joe Bauer say of their approach.

'A giant among us': celebrities remember director John Singleton

Writer and director John Singleton, who has died at the age of 51, made an indelible mark on the industry, beginning in 1991 with his debut film, Boyz N the Hood.

Avengers: Endgame executive producer on its 1st openly gay character and a more diverse future

Avengers: Endgame features the first openly gay character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a move that is "incredibly important" to the franchise, says one of its executive producers.

Why Lil Nas X is putting the Old Town Road Billboard controversy behind him

"I didn't want it to get to that point where it was more popular because of controversy than the song itself," the 20-year-old rapper said in his first Canadian interview.