* BrokenBase: Some enjoy the erratic sounds of ''Confield'' and onwards, while other fans find them unlistenable and proclaim their early albums as their best.
* FirstInstallmentWins: Some fans look at ''Incunabula'' this way.
* MagnumOpus: ''Tri Repetae''.
* NightmareFuel: ''Confield'' sparks this in some people.
* OldGuardVersusNewBlood: Pulled off successfully on ''[=LP5=]''.
** ''Eaxi'' is also starting to look like this after being acclaimed by critics and fans alike.
* VindicatedByHistory: ''Chiastic Slide'', which upon it's release, was deemed underwhelming and a disappointment. These days, it's considered an underrated classic.
* [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?]]: The Gantz Graf video averts this. The idea for the video came to the director in an acid trip.