Latest News


I am so excited to be starting CVTV. This will consist of videos being posted on my Youtube channel every month that in honesty are really random and a way for people to get to know me. The series will include baking, my songwriting process and most likely my dogs.

CVTV Youtube Link

Live Streams on Youtube

I am so excited to be continuing to perform via live stream this season. Due to Facebook's new policies I will now be streaming through Youtube and there will be a link on Facebook. My next Live Stream will in January 23rd (Saturday) at 1pm.

Live Stream Link

Seasons EP - 2021

Due to the current pandemic all over the world my Seasons EP will now be released in September 2021 instead of September 2020. I am saddened by the delay but it does mean I can make changes to songs and make them even better with this time. Thank you for your continued support and I cannot wait for you all to hear this EP when it comes out in 2021!

Going Under Single (Coming Soon!)

I am beyond excited to share this news with you all! I am finally working on my next single, which, may come a little sooner than expected ;) After being unable to release my whole EP this year I thought, well, I can atleast release a single. I wrote Going Under a little while ago, it is catchy, upbeat and has deep lyrics. I am so excited to be working on this song and I cannot wait to give you guys more news soon! Stay tuned!!

CVLOG Youtube Exclusive

I am so excited to hosting my very own vlog called CVLOG. This vlog looks to help musicians and give them advice. My cvlog is often featured on Visionquest Sound, which has podcasts and articles so check them out. CVLOG aims to encourage other musicians whilst the watchers get to know me personally. I use to post CVLOG on Instagram but it is now moving to Youtube after November 20th, so make sure to subscribe to my Youtube and tune in on the last Saturday of the month to get advice from me.

Follow Carley's CVLOG

Article and Blog Features

VisionQuest Sound - Top 5 Tips for Songwriting 

As a creative member of Visionquest sound, I am so thrilled to be featured once a month giving advice to other musicians. This months focus is songwriting, I hope these tips are helpful.

Read it Here 

 VisionQuest Sound - Tips to Master Motivation

With everything going in the world, I thought these tips would be really useful. I have really struggled with motivation this year and so I put steps in place to ensure I stayed on track with my goals. I hope you enjoy these tips.

Read it Here 

Direct Actu - December 2020 feature

Huge thank you to Direct Actu for featuring another one of my songs 'Honest Conflict.'

Read it here

BSquared Magazine - October 2020

Huge thank you to Bsquared magazine for featuring me in a little Q&A! I enjoyed answering the questions and I hope to be featured in the future again.

Read the Q&A Here

Visionquest Sound - Top 5 Tips to Help Stage Fright (September 2020)

I am so honoured to have been featured again on Visionquest sound, giving advice to other musicians is one of my passions and I hope you like these tips that I've shared.

 Read the article here

 Visionquest Sound - Top 5 Remedies for a Sore Throat

Winter is coming.... so I hope you like these tips on how to soothe a sore throat!

Read the article here

Ragged CULT Magazine - June 2020

Massive thank you to Ragged Cult Magazine for listing me in the 'Top 5 Unsigned Artists to Watch'
David C. Thomas did a fantastic job of writing this piece and I am very grateful to have been featured.

Read the article here

Visionquest Sound - 5 Social Media Tips for Musicians

Thank you again to Visionquest sound for featuring me on their blog. I was so happy to be asked to be a creator and write this article to help fellow musicians with social media. You can read it by following the link below. I hope these tips are helpful and encouraging.

Read the article here

Visionquest Sound - June 2020

Huge thank you to Visionquest sound for featuring 'Since You Left.' A beautifully written article praising my most recent single. Thank you so so much!

Read the article here

Talk about Pop music - February 2020

Huge thank you to Talk About Pop Music for featuring me in their playlist article this week. 

Find it here

 Direct Actu - February 2020

 I am so excited to have been featured on 'Direct Actu', you can translate the article at the top of the page.

Read it here 

Rock Regeneration - January 2020

Huge thank you to RR for writing an EP review of my Captured Memories EP! 

Read it here 

In Tune Music - January 2020

Thank you to 'In Tune Music' for posting Found on their page. So glad people are loving this song.

Check it out here

Last Deaf Day - January 2020

I am so thrilled to have been added onto Last Deaf Day's Blog! What an awesome start to the year!

Read it here

Music Talks - January 2020

Huge thank you to Tracey for adding a review of my Captured Memories EP. 4.5/5 I am absolutely chuffed with this!

Read the Review

Independent music reviews - January 2020

Huge thank you to Independent Music Reviews for adding 'Won't Say Sorry' and 'Honest Conflict' to their Spotify playlists! I am so thankful that blogs are enjoying my music.

Check it out here

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Indie Music Center  - January 2020

Huge thank you to Indie Music Center for posting 'Found' on their Instagram page, blog and on their Spotify playlists!! 

Read the blog here

Rock Regeneration - December 2019

I had such an incredible time performing at 60 Million Postcards in November for their Oxjam Charity Event. Huge thank you to Rock Regeneration for this amazing review!

Read it here

Reignland - November 2019

A huge thank you to Reignland for sharing 'Found' on their blog! I am thrilled to be on such an awesome page! Check it out below:

Read it here

She Makes Music - October 2019

 Thank you 'She Makes Music' for adding 'Found' to your 'Best New Discoveries: Pop' blog!!

Read the feature here


Thank you so much 'With Guitars' for featuring Honest Conflict and Won't Say Sorry on your page. 

Read the feature here

FV MUSIC REVIEW - September2019

 Absolutely thrilled to have been reviewed by FV Music this month! Read all about Honest Conflict on the link below.

Read the review here

Voice Magazine interview - August 2019 

I featured in Voice Magazine this month as part of their 'Want my job?' segment! This interview was so much fun and it also gives advice to those who also want to pursue music. I hope you enjoy this interview, you can read it below. 

Read the interview here

Music republic review - August 2019

 Hello everyone! I am so excited to announce that Music Republic wrote a review of my first two singles 'Won't Say Sorry' and 'Honest Conflict.' Follow the link below to see the great write up they created.

Read the article here

Talk about Pop music - August 2019

After releasing 'Honest Conflict' I was so thrilled when Talk About Pop Music asked to review my song. It has also been added to their weekly playlists dedicated to new and upcoming artists. Check out the link below to see what they thought.

Read the article here

The Luna collective magazine - July 2019

I am so grateful to The Luna Collective Magazine for asking me to take part in a Q&A this July. It was so fun answering questions about my music career and what it was like transitioning into being a full-time musician. Luna called my music 'UNAPOLOGETICALLY UPBEAT' so check out what more they had to say below.

Read the article here

Vinyl Chapters - June 2019

 I received a 4/5 score for 'Won't Say Sorry' in a review written by Vinyl Chapters!! "Carley Varley releases single Won’t Say Sorry focusing on 90s indie as a jumping-off point in an energetic and message-laden debut." Check out the review below!

Read the article here