Ben Kunder “Searching For The Stranger” (Independent, 2020)

Alarm bells start ringing for this writer when faced with a promo picture of a singer-songwriter replete with a beard and sporting the obligatory woolly hat. Fearing the worst, tracks are cued up with trepidation. Phew! Relief! This isn’t one of ‘those’ records. Canadian (Toronto-based) Kunder knows about melody and pop sensibilities. Continue reading “Ben Kunder “Searching For The Stranger” (Independent, 2020)”

Video: Ben Kunder “Berlin”

This is a visually beautiful, creative video from Ben Kunder, which was directed by Christopher Mills.  There’s a dreamy quality to it.  Kunder explains: “We wanted to create a world that felt more like you were in an abstract graphic novel lost in time. These are my memories of Berlin; the spots I played, where I walked to get a coffee, met locals, cried in the streets, visited museums.”  The song is taken from ‘Searching for the Stranger’, due for release on 29th May.  One to watch out for.