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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.

AJ's Posts

Studio headphones: Why you should get a pair

If you need something durable, and want to hear every detail, pick up a pair of studio headphones.
by AJ Wykes1 week ago

Balanced vs unbalanced connections—what does it mean and what are the benefits?

Learn about the clever engineering behind balanced audio connections.
by AJ WykesNovember 29, 2021

What is distortion?

No doubt you've heard the term, and no doubt you've heard distortion, but do you know what it is and what causes it?
by AJ WykesNovember 24, 2021
Bluetooth Headphones

What are the benefits of Apple’s H1 chip?

It's efficient and reliable but unfortunately not edible.
by AJ WykesNovember 12, 2021
Bluetooth Headphones

Why is Bluetooth still so unreliable?

Many of us still find Bluetooth's connectivity to be "unreliable" (to put it politely). Why is that, and what can we do about it?
by AJ WykesSeptember 12, 2021
In Ear Headphones

KEF Mu3 review

A stylish, great performing pair of earbuds.
by AJ WykesAugust 19, 2021

The house curve: how we make our target headphone responses

Where do the SoundGuys target curves come from?
by AJ WykesAugust 19, 2021

What is the proximity effect, and why does it occur?

It isn't all bad, and can actually be a useful tool.
by AJ WykesJuly 9, 2021

How to replace AirPods

Whether you broke your AirPods or lost it, replacing them and connecting the replacement is simple and easy.

4 weeks ago

Logitech G435 Lightspeed review

Logitech may not be pitching it this way, but the Logitech G435 Lightspeed could be a decent gaming headset for kids out there.

3 weeks ago

What’s the loudness war?

How has it affected music? Who are the winners and losers?
by AJ WykesJune 17, 2021

How to read charts

They're not as scary as they look!
by AJ WykesJune 15, 2021
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