The Automatt

Former Location –
In 1978, The Automatt rose out of the ashes of Columbia Records‘ old location, and, until it closed at the end of 1984, was a major place for the stars of rock to record like Santana, Journey, Jefferson Starship and Huey Lewis & The News.

Notable Recordings Made At The Automatt Include:

“Live from Mars Hotel by the Grateful Dead
Moonflower, Oneness: Silver Dreams – Golden Reality, Marathon by Santana
Patti LaBelle by Patti LaBelle
Give ‘Em Enough Rope by The Clash
Reunion by Peter, Paul & Mary
Into The Music by Van Morrison
Departure by Journey
Picture This by Huey Lewis and the News
Outside Inside by The Tubes
Winds of Change, Nuclear Furniture by Jefferson Starship
The Revölution By Night, Imaginos by Blue Öyster Cult
Angels and Devils by Echo & the Bunnymen

The Automatt
829 Folsom St
San Francisco CA 94107