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Amiga chiptune project of Stoke-On-Trent music mainstay Marky Loo Loo.
The songs are mostly mid-tempo numbers programmed through a amiga, Loo Loo sings his usual absurd and whimsical rhyming couplets in a monotone voice. The lyrical content is usually of a less gory and more romantic vein than some of Loo Loo's other projects, although the words are often surreal ambiguous and sinister.
On some recordings, Paula Hayes, Joincey and Andy Jarvis were drafted in as vocalists.

THE SUBS began around the start of the 90s as a project conceived entirely on the Amiga 500 borrowed from Neil Davies in order to reflect Loo Loo's combined love of electro pop (a la The Army of Lovers) obscure Japanese anime, the film music of John Carpenter, Bootsy Collins and Death Metal. Enlisting the help of Paula Hayes on shared vocals ("The Carpenters for the 90s" as one gig flyer read) they released the 17 song cassette "Going Like the Clappers" on Phil Todd's Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers label including such instant pop classics "QWERTY" and "I Have A Key" . They also contributed to the infamous 7 x 7" box set released by Stomach Ache, their track "Snow in my Pocket" depicted a love affair with a snowman that could only end in disaster. Their finest moment however was the release of the legendary (and possibly their finest song) Leg In Heart as a split lathe cut 7" with INCA EYEBALL (who also covered the song on the QUATTROS SYMBOLOS CD for Spirit of Orr) , criminally limited to a mere 25 copies.
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Subs Discography Tracks

Albums

none Subs We're Going Like The Clappers(Cass) Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers none UK 1997 Sell This Version
none Subs - Wet Vest Tribulations Of The Vulgar Sky Men Fixated With Smelling The Gloves Of A Champion Horse Rider album art The Subs(cribers)* Wet Vest Tribulations Of The Vulgar Sky Men Fixated With Smelling The Gloves Of A Champion Horse Rider(11xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Not On Label none 2013
none Subs - Finger Fighting Basics For The Socially Inept album art Subs(cribers)* Finger Fighting Basics For The Socially Inept(16xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Not On Label none 2015
none Subs - Corpses Dressed As Fairies  album art The Subs(cribers)* Corpses Dressed As Fairies (9xFile, FLAC, MiniAlbum) Not On Label none UK 2017

Singles & EPs

singular 050 (a) Subs - Kissing The Fist On The Dead Arm Of A Killed Kid album art Subs Kissing The Fist On The Dead Arm Of A Killed Kid(CDr, Mini, 3") First Person singular 050 (a) UK 2008 Sell This Version
CL#003 Subs - Spilling Gravy In The Castle Of Unfathomable Terror album art Subs(cribers), The* Spilling Gravy In The Castle Of Unfathomable Terror(Cass, EP, Ltd) Crater Lake CL#003 UK 2013 Sell This Version
none Subs - The Subs / Inca Eyeball album art The Subs* / Inca Eyeball The Subs* / Inca Eyeball - The Subs / Inca Eyeball(Lathe, 7", EP, Ltd) Betley Welcomes Careful Drivers none UK Unknown Sell This Version

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