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    • Some types of different music magazines
      • Spin
      • Hip Hop
      • STRUMER
      • Billboard
      • Country
      • Cross Fade
      • Tracks
      • Rock & Folk
      • X
      • Jazz time
      • Zero
      • Tempo
      • Bass Player
      • Chaser
      • X Vibe
      • Flash
      • Gigs
      • E
      • Hammer
      • The word
      • Classical FM
      • Sole Shine
      • No Depression
      • Rave
      • AP (Alternative Press)
      • Song writer
      • Paste
      • DJ
      • Edge
      • NME
      • Kerrang
      • We love pop
      • TOTP
      • Q
      • Classic Rock
      • Total Guitar
      • Mojo
      • Mixed Mag
      • Vibe
      • Froots
      • Classical music
      • Rock Legends
      • Rolling stone
      • Music
      • Guitarist
      • Future Music
      • Loops
      • Blurt
      • Bass
      • BPM
      • Scratch
      • Paste
      • Wire
      • Pop Mag
      • Clash
      • Under the radar
      • Blender
      • GQ
      • Cream
    • Codes and conventions for the cover of a music magazine
    • Images:
      • The Central image is a medium close up, used as the background of magazine.
      • The are smaller images placed around the masthead, mainly along the sides and bottom of the cover.
      • Images of famous people.
      • Most of them use direst address, which makes it more personal.
      • Many studio shots/Live performances shots.
      • Different facial expressions in the central image (The expression depends on the magazine genre)
      Layout:
      • Bar code on the right.
      • There are many cover lines limited to about 4-9. They are usually placed around the central image at the sides and the bottom
      • Most music magazines have an add at the top of the magazine.
      • Have the website somewhere on the cover, usually at the bottom.
      • Include a lot of graphics to highlight key points or important dates.
      • Special issues and offers
      • Specific mise-en-scene.
      • Simple layout for some.
      • Bars across top and bottom of magazine highlighted, which advertise music, gigs, concerts etc.
      Colour:
      • There is always a limited colour scheme of about 2-3 colours, which is related to genre and target audience.
      Masthead:
      • The mast head is always toward the top of the magazine mainly to the left.
      • Masthead links with the music and is alliteration of a music sound or musical thing.
      • Will always relate to the magazine genre.
      • Its stands out, very nice and bold.
      • Unique font.
      Font:
      • There are different fonts used but they are limited to about 3-5.
      • Although there are many different fonts used, none of them are the same as the mast head.
      • The font will generally link to the genre of the magazine. E.g. will be big bold and wild if it is for a heavy metal rock band.
    • Codes and conventions for the Contents of a music magazine
    • Images:
      • There is a wide variety of images around 3-9.
      • The images will usually have the page number on them.
      • There is always one central/main image.
      Layout:
      • Most contents pages will have three columns and one column will include all of the writing and the other two columns will include cover lines and pictures etc.
      • All have a header/title.
      • All have the date on them.
      • All have contents written on them.
      • Contact details E.g. address, number, fax etc.
      • Pages are grouped under headings which is either bolder or there are graphics around them.
      • All have advertisement E.g. what is next weeks issue.
      • There is the use of banners. Which will highlight important dates and important points.
      Colour:
      • The colours of the contents are limited like the contents.
      • The colour scheme will be the same as the front cover.
      Font:
      • The font colours will link with the masthead.
      • Headings are bold and bright, may have graphics around them.
      • Different use of font again around 3-5 different fonts.
    • Codes and conventions for the double page spread of a music magazine
      • There is usually a picture which takes up a full page.
      • Date and page number’s are at the bottom of the page.
      • By-line (article and photo).
      • Drop capital for first letter and article.
      • Main header/title – short and snappy.
      • Stand first - Bold paragraph underneath the main header/title but above the article.
      • Drop notes in big letters from story to stand out (exiting or controversial)
      • 11pt font
      • In formal mode or address to connect with the audience.
      • ¾ columns
      • Consistent colour scheme which relates to image.
      • Artists name bold and highlighted.