WalkaBlog

  • One of the innovations unique to the WalkaBout Drum is the ability to change out sounds using what we call “SounDots.” SounDots quickly attach to the WalkaBout and provide alternative sounds to the instrument. For example, the SounDot Snare, which comes standard with each WalkaBout,......

  • One of the questions frequently asked about the WalkaBout Drum is, “why is it shaped like a guitar?” Great question, and there are a number of reasons why. The first is ergonomics. There’s something that just feels right about the shape of a guitar against......

  • The WalkaBout Drum is certainly a unique instrument—but it’s a versatile one too. Here are seven places that your WalkaBout will absolutely shine. 1. Open Mic Venues. Sitting in with a friend playing an open mic night? The WalkaBout drum plugs in and sounds great......

  • One of the great things about the WalkaBout drum is that it is mobile. Being able to wear it on a strap opens up a lot of possibilities for standing, moving, dancing, and interacting with your audience. And you can take this the next step......

  • Traffic was slow, so I was a little late. Fortunately, the band was already there and the PA was already set up. I sized up the gig—a small cafe venue with the band in the corner, but lots of people and lots of noise. Thankfully,......

  • Surprised? More like stunned! We’re thrilled that the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recognized us with a huge honor this summer. During the Nashville NAMM Show, they gave us their Best In Show-Gotta Stock It! award. Out of all the guitars, keyboards, drums, and thousands......

  • Here are a few excerpts from a review by John Chevalier of Technologies For Worship Magazine, August 2018. Sounds like he had a lot of fun! More on his review here. “The WalkaBout Drum is a percussion instrument played similar to a cajon. By playing......

  • There are a lot of ways that WalkaBout players are performing their instruments, depending on their musical style and playing preferences. We find it exciting that you, the musicians, are the ones inventing the techniques and methods in which it is played. Here are a......