Shockwaves NME Awards Shows 2008

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New Young Pony Club did a cover of Techotronic's 1989 cheesey dancepop classic 'Pump Up The Jam' at their Shockwaves NME Awards show this week. Pic: Guy Eppel

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New Young Pony Club at KOKO this week, where Tahita Bulmer remained barefoot throughout. Pic: Guy Eppel

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Vincent Vincent and the Villians at their Shockwaves NME Awards Show in London this week, where Vincent was overheard described as "one of those irritating people that sell punting rides in Cambridge". Pic: James Quinton

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Les Campesinos! supported Les Savy Fav at London's Astoria this week. The Shockwaves NME Awards shows are taking over the UK this month, featuring gigs from The Wombats, The Kooks, Gallows, CSS and loads more. Full ticket details are over on nme.com/awards. Pic: Andy Willsher

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Future Of The Left dedicated their song 'Small Bones Small Bodies' to hair metal bands Wasp and Poison. The Shockwaves NME Awards shows are taking over the UK this month, featuring gigs from The Wombats, The Kooks, Gallows, CSS and loads more. Full ticket details are over on nme.com/awards. Pic: Andy Willsher

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New band Beggars had the honour of opening up at Babyshambles' Shockwaves NME Awards Show in Manchester last Sunday, as part of a bill that also included The Courteeners. Pic: Danny North

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The Courteeners warming up for Pete and co. in Manchester on Sunday. Pic: Danny North

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