Friday, April 22, 2016


I ran into my buddy Scott at the movies last night.  Scott's been at the heart of the music scene here in Portland for the better part of ten years and has seen the ups and downs.  We agreed we're finally seeing an "up" again -- everyone who was trying to "make it" left for LA or wherever, the phony venues and show bookers trying to make a quick buck have dissipated, and those of us remaining are all in it for the sake of it.  And the music is really good again.  'cause we're all friends, cause we go to each other's shows, cause we lend each other microphones and recording equipment, cause we see each other at the practice space and hear each other through the thin walls, cause all day at work we talk about what songs should go on each others albums, what shows we need to book, and what's happening this weekend.

Landlines' music is centered on Dustin Scharlach's honest, off-the-cuff songwriting, which ranges topics from counting tips to house shows to the daily horoscope without fuss or affectation.  Similarly, his guitar playing is both loose and "classic," alternately evoking the clean, chiming lines of Television or messy New Zealand noise-pop.  Behind him the rhythm section plays with upbeat restraint, but not without the occational sideways drum beat or nimble turnaround.  These songs are refreshingly straightforward, hiding nothing behind guitar effects or persona.  They are not jaded nor cynical, their openness a subtle challenge to the listener -- you can choose to relate or risk hard-heartedness.

Problems 24/7 was recorded at Dub Narcotic Studio in Olympia and mixed by Greg Saunier of Deerhoof.

Edition of 500.
$15 shipped in the US.  This paypal button may or may not work.  Or you can send funds directly to

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Very proud to announce a new LP on the Eggy Records label -- Sad Horse "Greatest Hits."

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

This is the new LP on Eggy Records, a co-release with Mississippi/Change Records.  If you like songs you will like this album.  If you can allow yourself a few minutes of undistracted listening, please click on the link below:

$15 shipped in the US, just paypal
Internationals get in touch.

Additionally, the self-titled tapes by Oven and Half Shadow remain in print for $5 each.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Hi all,
The big eggy mail order sale is now over, but check discogs for many rare and hard to find titles from my personal collection, which I'm trimming down for the sake of my sanity:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Half and Half and Jeff and TapeEGGY RECORDS: Tapes, Printed Matter, and Ephemera
Hi friends, I'm very happy to announce the opening of an art show documenting the last four years of Eggy Records.  Up for the month of December at Courier Coffee (923 SW Oak), the show features posters, printed matter, drafts and the tapes themselves, as well as a Half and Half-style peg board of tapes for sale.  The show is free and viewable during normal operating hours (7ish-5ish, 7 days a week).  Also, Courier serves the best coffee in Portland, so it's really worth the trip.  ALSO:

Opening Reception
Dec 6th 8pm
Performance by the Woolen Men at 9pm (free and all ages!)

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Hi everyone,
I am currently out-of-stock of the Peter Buck LP.  I will be getting another round of copies but not for a few weeks.  For the sake of sanity, I'm not taking any more orders now but if you feel like getting in touch in a few weeks when I actually have the copies in my hand, please do.  Thanks again to everyone who ordered copies, all of the paid-for domestic copies will ship today if they have not already shipped.  I will ship a bunch of the international orders today but will run out of customs forms before I can fill them all, thanks for your patience, I will ship them as soon as I can.