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The Guitar Drum, a New Percussive Acoustic Guitar Device —Video

Check out this clip of guitarist Lenny Hatch demoing his creation, the Guitar Drum.

Here’s some info from the Guitar Drum’s official wbesite:

"The Guitar Drum was created when Lenny needed a cajon but he didn't have one.

"He was also getting into percussive guitar playing and he thought it would be more convenient to have one on his guitar. After looking for one on the Internet, he didn’t find what he was looking for. So he set out to create the drum as you see it today."

The Guitar Drum gives players an elevated pad for bass sounds or can serve as a scratch plate. The device also can serve as a snare mechanism for more consistent snare sounds.

What do you think of it? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook!

Find out more about the Guitar Drum at ljguitaraccessories.com.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.