Pedestrians, prepare for whiplash. Perhaps even more than the half-naked ladies pacing the sidewalks, eardrum-popping sound systems turn heads in the summertime. Factory speaker users, we feel your pain. No stranger to loud sounds, mixtape and broadcast mainstay DJ Clue is here to help. A frequenter of Long Island's Best Tire and Car Audio, the Desert Storm founder is a unabashed gear-head, knowledgeable in all technical aspects of stereo pimping. "You have to do your homework,” says Clue, who's prepping his latest compilation, The Professional Pt. 3. "Know everything that's going on before you go into the spot with a bunch of money.” To prevent getting jerked by commission-motivated salesmen, study Clueminati's foolproof tutorial.

Continue reading this story in the July/August 2006 issue of KING (#32).