The People Below

by Carnivorous Plant Society

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  • Graphic Novel written by Finn Scholes.

    The People Below The People Below is a story of an unlikely and very wrinkly hero named Shid.

    The novel explores class inequality in a city trapped in a floating bubble, suspended from an alien’s mouth. It features a small, wretched man and his journey from poverty and despair to wealth, sex and unimaginable luxury.


    Comes with a download code for the album 'The People Below' redeemable upon receipt of the novel (it's a printed out code inside the novel)
    ships out within 7 days

      $20 NZD or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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The Baby 02:51
Sex Guru 03:34
Take 03:54


released August 2, 2019

Finn Scholes - trumpet, keyboards, vocals, vibraphone, marimba and tuba
Tam Scholes - guitar, vocals
Cass Basil - bass, vocals
Siobhanne Thompson - violin, vocals
Alistair Deverick - drums

Hollie Fullbrook - vocals on ‘It Followed Them’
Lawrence Arabia - vocals on ‘The People Below’
Tim Stewart - vocals on ‘The People Below’
Mimsy Cable - vocals on ‘The People Below’ and others
Hayden Eastmond-Mein - backing vocals
Tom Healy - backing vocals
Lisa Crawley - backing vocals
Edward Castello - backing vocals
Nick Atkinson - sax and backing vocals
Rui Inaba - ukulele on Children of the Yard

Music & Lyrics by Finn Scholes

All tracks produced and mixed by Alistair Deverick with mix supervision from Tom Healy

Except ‘The Baby’ produced by Cass Basil and mixed by Tom Healy

Rhythm tracks recorded at Paquin Studios by Tom Healy, also at the Lab Studio by Olly Harmer

Mastered by Chris Chetland at Kog Studios

Artwork by Finn Scholes


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Carnivorous Plant Society Auckland, New Zealand

Carnivorous Plant Society are an Auckland-based musical ensemble who play cinematic jazz music and create custom animations

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