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Margot & The Nuclear So and So's
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    Roundwound Nickel Plated Steel / Four sets from 030-090 to 050-115

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    Rollerwound Alloy 52™ / Three sets from 040-096 to 044-128

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    Roundwound Nickel-Plated Steel / 14 sets from 008-038 to 013-056

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    Copper-Tin-Phosphor Alloy / Hex Core / Five sets from 011-050 to 014-058

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  • Margot & The Nuclear So and So's

    Instrument
    Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass
    Genre
    Rock
    Strings
    M3045 Bass Boomers, M7200 Pressurewound, GBL Guitar Boomers, TM335 Phosphor Bronze

    Sling Shot to Heaven, Margot & The Nuclear So and So's 5th studio album, was recorded in the studio that the band built a decade ago with the advance received from their debut album, The Dust of Retreat. The entirety of the new release was recorded on 2” tape and produced by the band. Consistent with their successful approach of self-releasing music since 2008's Animal! / Not Animal (Epic), Sling Shot to Heaven will be released on the band’s own label, Mariel Recording Company. Songwriter and lead singer Rich Edwards’ goal for the band’s fifth album was to “make a record that came across like a sci-fi dream about my decade of touring and making records obsessively while slowly becoming an adult, or at least something vaguely resembling one.”


    Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s formed in Indianapolis in 2004 as an umbrella under which a rotating group of friends could come together to record Edwards’ vast array of songs. They still travel in the black United school bus that they bought with that first advance and converted into a mobile home, complete with nine very hard wooden bunks. They remain as prolific as ever, recording an album a year since starting Mariel Recording Company in 2010, as well as releasing 3 7”s, an EP, and three vinyl re-issues during the same span of time. The band members currently reside in Chicago and Indianapolis.

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