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John-S
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A “maximizer” or “Aural Exciter” are just distortion generators. Some say it is pleasing distortion. If used as an effect in the correct situation it can be quite nice sounding. I might use it on a lead vocal. But placing it across the main mix tells me something is wrong.

I think trashing the device outright for any and every situation is just as bad as using it too much. I’ll agree the name is entirely misleading though.

John