With just a couple of days to go before the Shockwaves NME Awards 2009, a bunch of us are already down at the newly-christened O2 Academy Brixton, checking the wi-fi works, hooking up webcams and generally making sure everything's ready for Wednesday night.
And it's all looking good so far. Here's the view from outside:
There's also an enormous amount of twigs and shrubbery lying around…
What could it all mean?
You'll just have to keep checking back to find out.
The ceremony kicks off at 8.15pm on Wednesday (February 25) but we'll be posting behind-the-scenes updates here on the Awards blog as of, well, now.