SoundGuys is an independent online publication that is a voice for the world of consumer audio users across the world.

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Christian Thomas
Executive Editor
Christian is a seasoned tech expert of over a decade, having served as an imaging, audio, and storage tech specialist for several major outlets including Android Authority, USAToday,, and Based in Vancouver, Canada, Chris is responsible for leading the team and creating tools for its use. Chris covers everything from features to reviews, and handles our data and automations. He builds and maintains SoundGuys' backend database of all headphones SoundGuys have tested.
Lily Katz
Senior Editor
Lily serves as senior editor for SoundGuys and audio editor for Android Authority, and has kept an ear on the world of audio since 2011. She is a recurring guest on ABC News Radio Tech Trends and former co-host of the SoundGuys Podcast. She holds a passion for accessibility and fitness. To hear better, Lily removes her glasses. Lily covers everything from true wireless workout earbuds to portable Bluetooth speakers. Her educational pieces break down auditory health, Bluetooth technology, and the psychological effect of music on exercise. She has addressed topics like "Noise-induced hearing loss" and "Understanding Bluetooth codecs."
AJ Wykes
Based in Vancouver, AJ comes from a career in acoustics and sound engineering. He joined SoundGuys in 2020, after spending most of the preceding two decades involved in audio hardware development in the UK, the US, and Canada. He’s also a part time musician, producer, and has experience in filmmaking. When not in the lab or a recording studio, he sometime likes to venture outdoors.
Sam Moore
Based in Canada, Sam dabbles in reading, writing, and reflexively adding, then consciously removing the letter "u" from a variety of words. Sam handles the gaming content on SoundGuys, as well as editing some others' articles. If you've read any gaming or app-centric articles on SoundGuys, you've read Sam's handiwork.
Sara Carbone
Sara Carbone started writing about tech right here at SoundGuys, and has been doing so for a little over a year. She has over a decade of experience in musical recording and performance, and about three years of experience working in radio broadcasting. She regularly writes and releases music for the world to hear.
Harley Maranan
Harley is an independent filmmaker currently studying at the University of British Columbia. Over the years he's gained experience as a location sound mixer, freelance film composer, video editor and camera assistant. When he's not dabbling in film, you can find him browsing through Omnisphere presets, baking a cake, or hittin' the gym.
Tina Sieber
Tina has nearly 15 years experience in online publishing, and tech has been her beat from the start. At SoundGuys, Tina covers auditory health and sustainability. Wearing headphones helps her focus, especially with the sound turned off.
Adam Molina
A Queens-based writer you can usually find drooling over new gadgets on the internet or re-reading the Harry Potter series. Adam contributes to features, reviews, and updates. Adam is a part-time contributor to SoundGuys, and runs MKBHD's WVFRM podcast.
Sam Smart
Sam is new to the tech reporting world, but has been doing journalism since 2017 in radio, podcasting, print, and online media. She has also been a multi-instrumental musician for over a decade.
Zak Khan
Zak Khan has been writing about all sorts of tech topics for nearly six years. A fan of many types of music, you'll often find them listening through noise cancelling headphones when on the go or at home through studio monitors to really take in the nuances and layered beats.