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Since 1975

We published content before content was cool

Lots of companies publish how-to articles, but how many can say they've been doing it since 1975? Back then, using costly catalog pages for articles was a risky move. But readers loved the helpful info, and more than 40 year later, we’re still at it.

Meet Crutchfield's writers

Today's Crutchfield writing staff includes a few veterans of the company's early days. They're joined by some passionate newcomers who bring a fresh perspective.

Deia Z.

Deia Z.

International woman of mystery with an eye for composition and an ear for surround sound.

David Brown

David Brown

A house without music is not a home. And a donut without a hole is a danish.

Julie Govan

Julie Govan

I love movies with stunning images & arresting sound... but making people happy is my favorite.

Steve Kindig

Steve Kindig

I'm a longtime audio/video geek. I love learning about and sharing info on the latest A/V tech.

Jon P.

Jon P.

From car racing to car stereos, I've written a lot of words about cars. Different words, even.

Alexander Hrabe

Alexander Hrabe

I've installed car audio gear in a pumpkin. True or false?

Matt Freeman

Matt Freeman

Indulging my passion for great car audio, whether by turning a wrench or turning a phrase.

Emily S.

Emily S.

If I can find a way to mention my animals, I will. I always will.

Alexis G

Alexis G

Just your typical millennial who spends way too much time on social media. Follow @Crutchfield.

Dave Delamere

Dave Delamere

Wordsmith for mobile electronics, Demo Days dude, and a generally swell guy.

James Ralston

James Ralston

Working on the Crutchfield website every day to bring you the gear that rocks your world.

Bob Bihlmayer

Bob Bihlmayer

I've been to Hollywood, I've been to Redwood, I've crossed the ocean for great music.

Zak Billmeier

Zak Billmeier

I'll do my best to make videos that are helpful and interesting.

Charlie Pastorfield

Charlie Pastorfield

My mission in life: cool guitars, Asian food, and helping you build a great car audio system.

Robert Ferency-Viars

Robert Ferency-Viars

Eating up the highway with clarity and volume — a champion of car audio sound.

Kramer Crane

Kramer Crane

I love spicy food and watching movies in surround sound — preferably at the same time.

Jim Richardson

Jim Richardson

Why do we write? So you can find gear that makes you jump and shout.

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller

In danger of being trapped under the growing pile of headphones on my desk.

Buck Pomerantz

Buck Pomerantz

I belong to a culture of fine sights and sounds, and I like spreading the word.

Tara W.

Tara W.

Dreaming up fun ways to share information about the latest gear.

Dominic DeVito

Dominic DeVito

I'm energized by music and reliable directions, so car GPS and audio are my bailiwicks.

Eric Angevine

Eric Angevine

Comin' at you like a spider monkey with a thesaurus.

Ralph Graves

Ralph Graves

What's most important about audio tech? Only how close it brings you to your music.

Ken Nail

Ken Nail

My name is Ken. I seek the Holy Grail of car audio excellence. My favorite color is blue.

Michael Sokolowski

Michael Sokolowski

I work each day to help make it easier for you to shop for consumer electronics.