I understand that Tormato was the album that killed Yes' comeback, but I still can't hate it because Rick Wakeman plays a Birotron on it.
It would have been nice if you could actually hear
it. Wakey's blaring, screeching Polymoog drowns it out most of the time. I think you can hear a second of the choir sound at the end of "Rejoice" and a few of the string chords at the end of "Don't Kill the Whale" and that's it, as far as to what's actually audible.
If you can find a copy, I recommend picking up Earthstar's* Atomkraft? Nein, danke!
as a better example of the Birotron's sound. To my knowledge, Earthstar keyboardist Craig Wuest was the only other Birotron user to have a recorded example of the sound.
Kamelot's Siege Perilous (not discredited per se, but as one of their earlier albums it does raise eyebrows)
The songs do kind of grow on you but the production is absolutely deplorable. I don't hate it, but the other Khan albums are indeed better (and, more to the point, sound
I think I'd also put Radiohead’s Amnesiac
in this category. I actually prefer it to Kid A