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I saw The Sugarcubes live at Reading back in the day.  For me, she has the same particularity as Thom Yorke from Radiohead: live there is some extra attenuation (not sure if that's the right word) in the ends of the notes that brings them fully into pitch whilst leaving all the microtones hanging.  Somehow (these are just my ears, mind you) the recordings don't manage to pick up those extra overtones.

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by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Wed Mar 26th, 2008 at 02:30:29 PM EST
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Could be, no way for me to say: never saw either live. Also, for me, the opposite experience is more typical: that of singers unable to sing out in concert what they could in a studio.

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by DoDo on Thu Mar 27th, 2008 at 05:28:41 AM EST
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