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Philippe Herndon

Philippe Herndon

Philippe Herndon is the founder and chief product designer at Caroline Guitar Company. One day he might actually get around to making a guitar. He likes pretty much any British TV series that NetFlix recommends for him.

ARTICLES

State of the Stomp: Be the Change

December 6, 2016
Breaking with routine can be the best way to make real trouble and noise. Do it!
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State of the Stomp: Say “Yes” to New Sounds

August 29, 2016
With electric guitar, tone is as important as content.
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State of the Stomp: Overdriven to Tears

June 15, 2016
Why are there so many overdrive pedals on the market? It’s your fault!
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State of the Stomp: In Defense of Noise

April 1, 2016
In the real world, noise happens.
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State of the Stomp: What’s the Point?

December 21, 2015
Like scaling Everest, we do it because we can.
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Paranormal Pedals

December 17, 2015
Six bizarre stomps that warped the minds of top builders.
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State of the Stomp: They’re Just as Dumb as We Are!

September 11, 2015
Seek advice—but don’t automatically believe it.
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State of the Stomp: The Myth of “Real” Guitar Tone

May 21, 2015
Once you’ve plugged in, you’re making electronic music. Deal with it.
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State of the Stomp: More Sounds from Fewer Pedals

March 3, 2015
Sometimes you get more drama from a single high-gain pedal than from several redundant overdrives.
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