This record has a really bad mix. Detail: the bass is way too loud and midrangy, the drums are too loud and sound like someone pounding on a cardboard box with a mallet during the lead solo, which is practically drowned out.
But the silver lining is that punk rock is gonna be "great again"? That's almost like saying the good part about unarmed black men being gunned down by cops in the streets is rap music will creatively flourish.
"They'd get really drunk and I saw them get in fist fights on stage," said The Dearly Beloved's Tom Walker about The Sot Weed Factor. Even though the blues-based Yardbirds and Kinks-inspired band were rough around the edges, they were unhappy with the crude cavernous sound at Tucson's Copper State Recording Studio.