CBC Music

'Half Moon' makes the #2 spot on CBC Music's Top 50 Songs of 2015.


"Kunder's extra special voice, along with gorgeous production, lends the record an almost velvety quality..."

CBC Music

"Everything about Ben Kunder's debut album, Golden, is warm. From his vocals to the production, the entire record glows."

AltCountry.NL - Netherlands

"Ben Kunder's voice sounds like filtered sunbeams..."

4/5 stars

AmericanaUK - United Kingdom

"Soulful Country-Pop with a voice to die for..."

Fatea Magazine - United Kingdom

"...consistently solid songs full of exemplary playing."

Ruta 66 - Spain

Rootstime - Belgium

The Toronto Star

"...the kind of mellow sincerity in his voice to take it beyond generic country-pop."

Pop Forecast

"This one is for lovers of Joel Plaskett and Ron Sexsmith. A new Canadian singer-songwriter releases a debut of feelgood folksy rock."


"At times jangly, at times swathed in the blues, but always sincere..."

The StarPhoenix

"This is life and love for a working musician. 3 1/2 stars"

Ottawa Life Magazine

"...a powerful voice that drives home his music’s impressive melodies and dynamics."

The Music Nerd Chronicles

"Ben Kunder Is Golden."