Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

The crowd at the free NME Radio gig last night (November 2). The station's FM license in London finished yesterday and to celebrate it hosted the gig with Dr Martens. Does It Offend You, Yeah? headlined with support from Young Fathers, Operators and The Joy Formidable. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Vinny Vinny performing in the second room at last night's (November 2) NME Radio gig at 229 Club, London. The hosts of the 'Filthy Soul' club nights played a poppy set of Brit rhythm and blues while Young Fathers played the main room at the event in Great Portland Street. The show was to mark the end of NME Radio's FM broadcast in London on FM 87.7. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Popular Workshop played the second room at the free NME Radio gig in London last night (November 2). The gig, to mark the end of the station's FM broadcast in London, was held at 229 Great Portland Street in the Capital. The three-pronged indie-poppers took to the stage after Vinny Vinny to continue the grunge vibe, while The Joy Formidable played the main room. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

The Operators backstage at NME Radio's free gig at the 229 Club in London last night (November 2). The band got the got the crowd moving with their funk-infused indie that saw the multi-instrumentalists swapping between their guitars, drums and synths throughout the set. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Operators performing at the free NME Radio gig last night (November 2). The band were the second act to play the main room, before headliners Does It Offend You, Yeah?. The gig was held to mark the end of the station's FM broadcast in the capital. It launches its FM license in Manchester next Monday (November 10) on the same frequency: 87.7FM. You can listen to NME Radio online, on Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Guitarist and vocalist Ritzy from Joy Formidable on stage at last night's (November 2) NME Radio show at 229 Club, in London. The station hosted the event, along with Dr Martens, to mark the end of their London FM frequency and the start of the Manchester one, which begins on Monday (November 10) on 87.7FM. The North Wales trio played a selection of songs which are expected to feature on their debut album, including crowd favourite 'Austere'. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

The Joy Formidable backstage at the free NME Radio gig in London last night (November 2). The event was held at the 229 Club in Great Portland Street and had two rooms of music. In the main room Young Fathers, Operators and The Joy Formidable supported headliners Does It Offend You, Yeah? and Dead Kids headlined the second room, supported by Vinny Vinny and Popular Workshop. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? frontman James Rushent takes the weight off his broken leg during a special NME Radio gig at London's 229, November 2. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? onstage at London's 229, November 2. After the show guitarist Morgan Quaintance explained that the band are now looking ahead to their second album after two years touring in support of their debut. "We're going to write the second record now, it's not a mystery," he explained. "It will be like the first one, only a lot better!" Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah?'s Morgan Quaintance onstage at 229 on November 2. Before launching into a climactic 'We Are Rock Stars', the guitarist told the crowd: "This is the last drop we'll do, are you ready to rock 'n' roll? Do you want to go faster? Then make some noise!" Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? rock out at London's 229 (November 2). Despite it being a late Sunday night, the band inspired a mosh pit at the front, with guitarist Morgan Quaintance joking: "How many people are calling in sick for tomorrow?" Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? pose for NME's photographer backstage at London's 229 ahead of their special NME Radio gig (November 2). After two years of solid touring, the electro mob announced that it would be their "last gig for quite a while". Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? frontman James Rushent shows off his broken leg backstage at London's 229. Onstage he told the crowd: "If anyone takes the piss out of me for sitting down during the show, broken leg or not, I'll get you." Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Does It Offend You, Yeah? backstage at London's 229 venue ahead of a gig that saw the band beset by all manner of touring-related ailments. Having broken his leg, frontman James Rushent was forced to play the gig sitting down, while guitarist Morgan Quaintance told NME: "We're all suffering from different kinds of psychedelic illnesses." Photo: Tim Cochrane

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Does It Offend You Yeah? play free London gig

Dead Kids at London's 229, playing a special gig for NME Radio (November 2). The synth-led digital berserkers started off getting themselves accidentally entangled in the light fittings, before lead singer Mike Title shoved a bouncer off the stage, divided the packed room in two, and jumped into the middle to inspire a frantic mosh pit. Photo: Tim Cochrane

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