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SoundGuys is an online publication that is a voice for the world of consumer audio users across the world. SoundGuys is a part of Authority Media which includes Android Authority. Our mission at SoundGuys is clear: to help customers make the right buying decision. We do this using our extensive knowledge of consumer technology and our team is comprised of seasoned technology journalists, device reviewers, and video producers.

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Meet the team

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 was responsible for leading the team and creating tools for its use—but has since moved on. Chris covered everything from features to reviews, and currently handles our data and research efforts. He built and maintained SoundGuys' backend database of all headphones SoundGuys have tested.
Lily serves as senior editor for SoundGuys and has kept an ear on the world of audio since 2011. They are a recurring guest on ABC News Radio Tech Trends, a current contributor to Android Authority, and a former co-host of the SoundGuys Podcast. Lily's 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." To hear better, Lily removes their glasses.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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 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.
Riley is a sound enthusiast, recording engineer, and live sound tech living in Vancouver. As part of SoundGuys, Riley brings their expertise working with a wide variety of sound projects towards informing readers about exciting new products and other audio related topics.
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.
Jasper Lastoria is a reviewer at SoundGuys, and a musician for the past 25 years. To the world of audio Jasper brings his wry sense of humor and humanizing real-world use perspective in concert with data. His jack-of-all-trades experience includes audio production, live music, podcasts, a storied academic background in liberal studies, librarianship and archiving, and a stint in video and performance art.