Senior Content Manager
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Chris Robley is the Senior Content Manager at CD Baby, the Editor of the DIY Musician Blog, and the co-host of the DIY Musician Podcast. During his 14-year tenure at CD Baby, Robley has played an important role in empowering independent artists while the traditional music business underwent dramatic changes. As a songwriter, Robley's orchestral indie-pop music has been praised by The LA Times, KCRW, No Depression, The Boston Globe, Performer, and more. He has put out 6 albums of original material, successfully crowdfunded an album release, found song placements on official Spotify playlists, appeared on numerous recordings as a session musician or producer, and toured extensively both as a solo performer and with his backing band The Fear of Heights — though is touring days are on indefinite hiatus while he raises his daughter. Robley’s poetry has been published in literary journals such as POETRY Magazine and Prairie Schooner, and he is the recipient of Boulevard’s Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and a Maine Literary Award in Poetry. In 2016, Robley was selected by former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky as a finalist for the Dorset Prize.
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