Conrad Merced is a singer/songwriter based out of Chicago, IL. Being raised in a musical family, he starting playing in music groups since the age of 13.
He was the former front man for the indie rock band The Red Jacket, and the shoegaze, electronic duo Shoplifter. His music has been featured in films, podcasts and in various music compilations.
After a ten year hiatus, Conrad returns as a solo artist. His work has been compared to the music of Nick Drake, Beck, and Jose Gonzalez due to his classical finger picking guitar style and experiments with alternative tunings backed behind soft vocals.