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About scottclandis

Scott Landis is a tablet magazine developer and strategist currently writing about the industry from Eugene, Oregon. He was the Editor-in-Chief for OR Magazine, the first iPad exclusive magazine produced by students using Adobe's InDesign 5.5 and the Digital Publishing Suite. He was previously the Senior Editor and staff writer for online music magazine Independent Clauses from 2004 to 2008. He has also been published as a photographer by multiple magazines and newspapers,

Old 97’s – The Grand Theatre Vol. 2

When reviewing an established, quality band, it can be hard to not gush about how great the band is and how the new album is just another in a long string of successes. This isn’t one of those times. “The … Continue reading

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Touché Amore – Parting The Sea Between Brightness and Me

There isn’t much better publicity for a band than having Geoff Rickly dedicate a song to said band during a show. Especially when said band isn’t even on the same tour. Though seemingly random, Rickly has a good reason to … Continue reading

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The Felix Culpa – “Sever Your Roots”

               When “Sever Your Roots” was first released in 2010 it seemed like a swan song for The Felix Culap. Five years after their debut album, “Commitment,” was released on Common Cloud records, the … Continue reading

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A Nine Year Retrospective: Taking Back Sunday – Tell All Your Friends

Last month I had the pleasure of seeing Thursday and Taking Back Sunday perform in Portland, Oregon at the Roseland Theater. Thursday was (and is) touring in support of their April 2011 release “No Devolución,” and Taking Back Sunday (TBS) … Continue reading

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Troubled Coast – “Letters”

After the heyday of early 2000’s, hardcore and post-hardcore bands comfortably fell in line on the well-worn paths blazed by the great bands before them. Hardcore bands became carbon copies of each other with the same tired breakdowns, the same … Continue reading

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30 Albums, 30 Day

Welcome to my new project, “30 Albums, 30 Days.” Over the next 30 days, I promise to deliver, at least, a long-form review of a different album, every day. Along with reviews, I will do my best to publish discussions … Continue reading

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Justin Scarred

It’s time for another (or second) story behind a photo. Sometimes these stories are going to be background on the subject, the event or what inspired the photo. Other times I’m going to use to space to talk about some … Continue reading

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