Olyn is the works of New York-born guitarist, sound artist, and producer Patrick Benson who began his career in the mid 2000’s touring and recording with acts such as Polar Bear Club, Tigers Jaw, and Charade while working as a sound designer and technician for artists Nine Inch Nails, Beck, and The Strokes. After establishing a career as a versatile guitarist with a deeper understanding of the instruments fundamentals he began a solo instrumental and experimental endeavor and self-released his debut album “As The Crow Flies” in 2021. The album is a soundscape that focuses on themes in our natural world, the great beyond, and self healing with ambient textures utilizing electric and acoustic guitars, synthesizers, noise, and field recordings.