Singer-songwriter Luke Spehar, who opened some shows for Ben's 2012 solo acoustic tour, has an album due for release in Sept. that was produced by Ben. According to Luke's twitter account Ben also plays on the album:
Luke Spehar https://twitter.com/LukeSpehar · Mar 6
"The recording is going smooth! Ben made a few of the songs all the better by adding a little of his own instrumentation to it!!"
There is a Kickstarter campaign to help fund album production and touring which you can check out here: