Music can do lots of things, and if there's one specialty that great music has, it's the ability to make listeners "feel." A slow, mournful song can bring tears to our eyes, and on the opposite end of the spectrum, an energetic melody can really make a person feel fired-up. With sound enhancers & exciters, the focus is definitely on the latter! Whether you're a DJ performing live shows or a recording engineer looking to create the highest-energy mix of your career, these specialized effects units are ready to get the job done.
For live sound applications, an especially interesting line of sound enhancers is Korg's Kaoss Pad series. Since the first KP3 was introduced in 2006, these have been a common sight on DJ consoles everywhere. There's an updated version of that original model now, the KP3+, which takes everything that made its predecessor great and turns it all up a notch with 42 new effects and a big helping of added functions. Don't make the mistake of thinking the KP3+ is only for DJs, either: it can also be right at home in a studio - it just depends on what you're looking to get out of your new gear.
If you would rather have something a bit more traditional, that's no problem: you'll find all kinds of rack-mounted and tabletop sound enhancers and exciters to choose from as well. Some standouts include the Radial Engineering line, like the X-Amp 500 Reamp, and a whole slew of nice rack-mounted units from BBE, including the 882i and 482i Sonic Maximizers. Are you looking for something compact and quick to set up? Check out the Peavey Kosmos M or the BBE 282iQ.
Sound enhancers and exciters prove one thing beyond a doubt: that there's more to high-energy music than just a pounding beat and maxed-out volume dial. These devices are amazing ways to take your tunes to the next level, whether you're a creator toiling in the studio or a DJ rocking the club from floor to ceiling.