is a musician
, known for his pop-rock. He often collaborates with other Midwestern
artists like musicians Colby Starck
and Jim O'Rourke
, and film-maker Usama Alshaibi
. Conn has released five studio albums to date: Bobby Conn
(1997), Rise Up!
(1998), The Golden Age
(2001), The Homeland
(2004) and King For A Day
(2007), along with a live album Live Classics
(2005) and an E.P. called Llovessonngs
(1999). He currently lives in Humboldt Park
with his wife (violinist Monica BouBou) and two children. He has also once turned his hand to producing, helming a 2003 session for UK punk band The Cribs, which would make up part of their debut release, after he first encountered them as a local support band on a UK tour sometime in 2002.