Charley is a writer and musician based in Queens, New York. He has written stories for Pitchfork, Aquarium Drunkard, Reverb, Guitar Magazine, No Depression, NPR affiliates WBUR and WGBH, ThrdCoast, Sound of Boston and others. He has also served as a contributing copywriter for iZotope Inc, an Emmy award-winning music technology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Charley has interviewed and profiled many leading innovators in contemporary music, a list that includes Dirty Projectors, M. Ward, Destroyer, Spoon, Emily King, Kevin Morby, Avey Tare, Tim Heidecker, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jah Wobble, Haley Fohr, and Clint Conley of Mission of Burma.
Charley has written, performed and toured with artists including Benny Sings, Madison McFerrin, Aubrey Haddard and others.