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CSS, The Cribs, DIOYY? and more in bizarre polaroids

  • Ben from fuzz-faced Seattle power rockers Band Of Horses brandishes his dolphin tattoo for a polaroid set to be given away with The Shoes' new single. The band return to the UK on July 8 to play London's Shepherd's Bush Empire, followed by gigs in Liverpool and Sheffield. Get tickets at www.nme.com/gigs.

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  • Blaine from The Mystery Jets' rather rustic-looking footwear. We've got the full lowdown on the band's new pop sound (and their 'Back To The Future' obsession) in the new issue of NME, out now.

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  • Bloc Party are among the bands whose feet have been snapped by The Shoes. Kele and co. recently remixed dance duo Chromeo's single 'Needy Girl'. Their 'High School Prom Remix' is out on picture disc now.

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  • Steven from Blood Red Shoes' white and black shoes. The band are currently on tour in the UK until they head over to Bourges on April 19. Get tickets to a show near you at www.nme.com/gigs.

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  • Laura from Blood Red Shoes', ahem, jet black shoes. Their album 'Box Of Secrets' is out on April 14, and the full NME review is in next week's issue.

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  • The Cribs' feet snapped by French ravers The Shoes, but can you guess whose feet are whose? The band are about to trip over to America to play some gigs, but return to the UK live arena in June.

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  • The feet of CSS. For the latest news on the band, including their 'hot hot sex' YouTube fiasco, check out this week's issue of NME magazine. CSS are touring in May, check nme.com/gigs for full ticket details.

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  • Either Does It Offend You, Yeah? have two differently-shoed right feet each, or four extras have been drafted in here. The band recently denied rumours that Morgan is planning on leaving the group for his other band Plugs.

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  • Etienne De Crecy is a revered French house DJ who has worked with Cassius and Air over the years under the name Super Discount.

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  • Jackson Fourgeaud is a French DJ performing under the name Jackson And His Computer Band. He describes his sound on MySpace as "post new, subversive pop, trans, romantic punk, electric shower, ego bordelo (sic)".

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  • The smart shoes of what could only be erstwhile actor and now indie pin-up Joe Lean, without his Jing Jang Jong. The band are soon to embark on a massive UK tour, so check out www.nme.com/gigs for details.

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  • Brighton electro-kraut-rockers Metronomy also lent a foot to The Shoes' campaign. Their new single, 'My Heart Rate Rapid', hits the shops on Apr 7.

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  • The feet of hotly-tipped Brooklyn band MGMT. The American duo are on tour in the UK this May having just released their critically-acclaimed debut album 'Oracular Spectacular'. Check NME.COM/Gigs for tickets.

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  • Morgan from Does It Offend You, Yeah? and Plugs lends a leg to The Shoes campaign of photographing their friends' feet. Does It Offend You, Yeah?, who recently released their debut album, are named after a David Brent quip on 'The Office'.

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  • Pictured here are the feet of Poney Poney, French electro-ravers worshipped by bloggers and produced by Justice. They recently supported Sebastian Tellier in the UK.

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  • The freshly laundered trainers of Primary 1, the London dance prodigy, who has recently signed up to play the Dot To Dot festival in Bristol and Nottingham in May.

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  • Pictured here are the tootsies of Katie from Shockwaves NME Awards Tour stars The Ting Tings. Their debut album, 'We Started Nothing', comes out on May 19.

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  • Hotly-tipped French dance band The Shoes have been taking pictures of their famous friends' shoes, and are giving a signed polaroid of a different star's feet away free with each copy of their new single 'Knock Out'. Graham Lambert from 90's proto-Britpoppers Inspiral Carpets is among the celebs that have lent their feet to the campaign.

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