San had to build "bass-proof, shock-proof turntables" to face the monster loudness that will ensue on the Slew's two-and-a-half-week North American tour. "We bought spring-loaded tone arms and made custom vinyl to cue faster, so we can just drop the needle and go," he says. "We are going to just cut loose."
KID KOALA PRESENTS: THE SLEW
With Adira Amran
Fri/25, 9 p.m. (doors 8:30 p.m.), $15
628 Divisadero, SF