Late 70s Auto-Vari 64 Drum Machine. Western Shuffle, Hard Rock, Liverpool and more for $499!

  • Type: Analog Drum Machine
  • Manufacturer: Hammond Organ Company
  • Year of Production: 1970s
  • Sound Generation: Analog synthesis
  • Patterns: 64 preset rhythms
  • Controls:
    • Tempo: Adjusts the speed of the rhythm
    • Volume: Master volume control
    • Balance: Adjusts the balance between different drum sounds
    • Accent: Adds emphasis to specific beats
  • Outputs:
    • 1/4″ Mono audio output
    • Headphone output
  • Inputs:
    • Footswitch input for start/stop control
  • Rhythm Styles: Includes various styles such as rock, swing, waltz, samba, bossa nova, and more


  • Vintage Analog Sounds: Characteristic warm and rich analog drum sounds typical of the 1970s.
  • Preset Rhythms: A wide variety of rhythm patterns for different musical genres.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Simple controls for easy operation and quick rhythm selection.
  • Footswitch Compatibility: Allows hands-free control of rhythm start and stop.

Artists Who Use the Hammond Auto Vari 64 Drum Machine:

  1. Stereolab – Known for their experimental and electronic music, Stereolab has used vintage drum machines like the Auto Vari 64 in their recordings.
  2. Tame Impala – Kevin Parker of Tame Impala has shown an affinity for vintage gear, including drum machines from the 1970s, to achieve his unique sound.
  3. Beck – As an artist who often blends various styles and sounds, Beck has been known to incorporate vintage drum machines into his music.

These artists appreciate the Hammond Auto Vari 64 for its unique analog sound and vintage charm, which adds a distinct character to their music.

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