His orchestral indie-pop and Maine Americana music has been praised by The LA Times, The Boston Globe, NPR's Second Stage, Performer, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.”
Robley’s poetry has been published in POETRY Magazine, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry, and more. He is the winner of Boulevard’s Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers, a recipient of a Maine Literary Award in poetry, and was selected by Robert Pinsky as a finalist for the Dorset Prize.
"At the top of his game with his new music." - KCRW
“Beatlesy goodness featuring deft wordplay delivered through McCartneyish melodies with a Lennonesque rasp… What a welcome return.” – Willamette Week
"The very real deal." - No Depression.
(With his blend of) ambient folk, ominous pop, darkly introspective singer/songwriter fare, and psychedelic bedroom electronica... Robley pulls you into his tortured worldview with a poetic sensibility that gives his music a depth and wisdom many young songwriters lack." - All Music