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Belbury Poly

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Birth name  Jim Jupp
Role  Musician
Years active  2004 – present
Active from  2003

Labels  Ghost Box Music
Record label  Ghost Box Music
Name  Belbury Poly
Origin  Wales, United Kingdom
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Genres  Ambient Library Music Folk music Hauntology
Occupation(s)  Musician Composer Record Label Manager
Associated acts  The Focus Group Eric Zann The Advisory Circle
Albums  The Belbury Tales, The Owl's Map, Ouroborindra, From an Ancient Star, The Willows

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Belbury Poly is the studio band of Ghost Box Records co-founder Jim Jupp. Jupp is the main composer and producer and also plays synth, keyboards and guitar. Other members are session musicians, that have included: Christopher Budd on bass and lead guitar, Jim Musgrave on drums, James Allen on drums, David Sharp on acoustic guitar and Jon Brooks on piano.

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Sound

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Working with analogue electronics and wide range of unusual instrumentation and more recently supported by session players on drums and guitars, Belbury Poly's soundworld is characterised as a kind of upbeat, electronic and rustic prog rock. Influences, range from old library music and TV soundtracks to keyboard driven 70s prog rock, folk and Krautock.

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Jupp has spoken about Belbury Poly and the other artists on Ghost Box as sounding like the misremebered past of a parallel world, as well as acknowledging a debt to the author Arthur Machen. The name references a fictional institution, created by the author C.S. Lewis in his novel That Hideous Strength.

References

Belbury Poly Wikipedia


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