"So The Echo" visually weaves the last five years Boyd spent honing his craft and talents, both in his music and art. In the spring of 2011, Boyd used his creativity and artistic skills to make a large mural, at the Hurley Space Gallery, in order to raise awareness about single use plastics and their harmful effects on the world's oceans.
A second music video was released for the album, for the song "Last Night a Passenger" in October 2010.On February 5, 2015, the single "Absolution Calling" was released.Two years later, in February 2017, Boyd and Incubus teamed up with Skrillex on a collaboration that was released under the title "8" in April, 2017. The first, written in 2003, was White Fluffy Clouds: Found Inspiration Moving Forward.Brandon is quoted on 'The Make Yourself Foundation' website saying, "Sometimes I have to pinch myself that we are in the position we are in; to be able to nudge change through music and smiles!Not forced or intimidated into action, but welcomed and invited. " Boyd was selected to play the role of Judas Iscariot for the North American arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
On May 29, 2013 Brandon released a teaser video announcing the name of the album, Sons of the Sea.