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Lupo Cittá - Lupo Citta



Sarah Black played bass and guitar and wrote music in several Minneapolis bands including Kickball, Period, Plain Jane, the Bleeding Hickeys, the Lie-Ons, the Pointing Geenas and Brandy Thunders. In the Minneapolis performance scene, Sarah was a performance artist, drag and burlesque performer. Sarah is also a scenic painter and welder who worked on commercial sets, films, and music videos including some rock sculptures that can be seen in Prince's video 'The Holy River.'

Jenn Gori trained as a vocalist and was a member of impossibly nerdy musical ensembles and performance groups, singing and arranging music for multi-part vocal compositions including madrigal music, a cappella, and improvisational harmonies. After moving to Minneapolis from Boston, Jenn ventured into punk, drag and burlesque performance, songwriting and playing drums in the Bleeding Hickeys, the Lie-Ons, Pointing Geenas and Brandy Thunders.

Chris Brokaw was and remains a member of Come, Codeine and the Martha's Vineyard Ferries, sometimes Charnel Ground, sometimes the Lemonheads. He makes solo albums and film scores, and teaches guitar + drums.

Chris and Jenn + Sarah made odysseys living in New York and Seattle for several years each, at exactly the same times, without being aware of each other, all ending up (back) in Boston at roughly the same time a few years ago, apparently following the same north star on the same crooked path.

Chris met Jenn + Sarah at a yard show at Brad Searles' house as the pandemic was cooling in 2021 and connected further via the Mr./Mrs. California nexus at 40 South St., Jamaica Plain. J+S asked C to play rhythm guitar on one song in the studio and instead he played on 4. They decided to play a show as Lupo Citta, a name inspired by 1970s Italian horror and spaghetti western film titles. More shows, more songs, more recordings ensued and here we are.

Lupo Citta are thrilled to present their first album, are busy writing the next one, and will maybe be coming to your town soon.

Lupo Cittá is Sarah Black (guitar + bass), Chris Brokaw (guitar+vocals) and Jenn Gori (drums + vocals). All songs by Lupo Cittá (Hey Mister/BMI). Recorded by Spencer Gralla at the Record Co., Boston MA and by Dave Grabowski at Bluestone, Somerville MA. Mixed by Pete Weiss + Chris Brokaw, Somerville MA.
Mastered by Carl Saff.
Cover art by Kellisimone Waits
Design/layout by Tammy Duncan
Thanks : 12XU, Pete, Dave, Spenser, Mr. and Mrs. California

sound recording copyright 2024 Lupo Cittá under license to 12XU