Charley is a writer and touring musician roaming the world. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Charley has bounced back and forth between Boston and New York City for the better part of ten years.
As a music journalist, copywriter, and freelance contributor, Charley has written music criticism and feature pieces for Aquarium Drunkard, Boston NPR affiliates WBUR and WGBH, Reverb, ThrdCoast, Rocket Radio Music Network, Collective Arts Brewing, Sound of Boston, Deli Magazine, and others. He has also served as a contributing copywriter for iZotope, an Emmy award-winning music technology company based in Cambridge, MA. Charley has interviewed and profiled many leading innovators in contemporary music, a list that includes Dirty Projectors, M. Ward, Destroyer, Spoon, Avey Tare, Tim Heidecker, Emily King, Terri Lyne Carrington, Tindersticks, Jah Wobble, Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux, and Clint Conley of Mission of Burma.
As a writing partner and bass player for two time Boston Music Award winning singer/songwriter Aubrey Haddard, Charley has traveled at length to bring Haddard’s music to sold out shows around the world. She has been lauded by Boston Public Radio as having a “nascent star power;” DigBoston has described her songs as “bursting with life.”