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10° & SUNNY ON SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER IN AUCKLAND
By Laetitia Laubscher
December 18, 2017
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Carnivorous Plant Society

Mariachi, spaghetti western and sci-fi sounds thrown in a blender to create a musical odyssey.
By Laetitia Laubscher
December 18, 2017
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According to Wikipedia, the International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1972. It is the International Cultivar Registration Authority for carnivorous plants. As of June 2011, the society had around 1400 members and publishes a renowned quarterly newsletter, the Carnivorous Plant Newsletter.

Carnivorous Plant Society is a 'Mexican fantasy' band from Auckland with a namesake that pays tribute to this very important international institution. They have a new album called The New King which they'd like to bring into the world with an album release tour featuring "guests, stories, animations and the coolest instruments [trumpets, violins, vibraphones, tubas, guitars, synthesizers, keyboards etc.] under the sun."

Their music is self-described as "cinematic jazz music with influences from Ennio Morricone, David Lynch and Stephen King", blending mariachi, spaghetti western and sci-fi sounds to create a strange but enticing musical odyssey for the audience.

On December 21 and 22 you can be one of those audience members standing in the dark and taking part in the strange, but satisfying musical journey they'll take you on.

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