Mercury Salad Sandwich is a local indie folk and folk rock band, located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Based on the songs of singer-songwriter Brooke Ratliff and guitarist Kurt Bonnell, 'the sammich' is a funky-bluegrassy acoustic four-piece. Bass provided by Dan 'Ozzie' Andrews. The current drummer sitting in is Kyle Kipp.  Both Kipp and Andrews are also members of Black Jake and the Carnies. 

Their first EP was released in the Fall of 2017, and is available online for free at their website. The album was the last recording done at Ann Arbor's Backseat Productions before the studio closed, and merged with Willis Sound. The album was engineered by Jim Roll, and mastered by Dave Feeney (Tempermill).