Case studys of RockSound and Kerrang!Presentation Transcript
•A monthly magazinefocusing on differenttypes of rock music•Probably targetingTeenagers about 16 to20 year olds who enjoythat type of music.•It is publishedFreeway Press Inc.•It costs £3.99•The editor is BenPatashnik•First published in 1999
Skyline – attract to the readersto special featuresSimple Colours ofwhite, blue, black and yellow Anchorage text is used tomakes it very clear - these give information aboutcolours are muted slightly the main article relatingmaking the image of the band to the main image on thevery clear to see front coverYellow has been used for thefree CD Puff to make it stand Cover Image - a 5 pieceout as there is not much yellow puck rock band, picturein that section of the page – the is a high angle long shot .free CD is relevant to the Everyone it looking upmagazine as it would have and has direct mode ofmusic on it and it is a music addressmagazine The layout of the coverThe colour switch between lines are in thirds withyellow and white for each band lots in the top and bottomwith the main band name third and only the text“PARAMORE” in white out lined about the image in thein colours chosen from the middle thirdimage
Logo in top corner with issueBlack/white/ red number and datecolour scheme very incorporated in the logosimple Letter from the editor in aClear gaps speech bubble coloured inbetween each red to make it stand out.image that haddifferent categories In each category had amaking them easy description of then articlesto see which is on the pages with the bandwhich names in boldLargest links to the Page numbers are definedFeatures with the by how long the categorysothers being of last with most of the beingaround the same listed like 6-28size. 3 columns for featuresOne photo in the writers at bottombottom thatdoesnt’t have a Large page numbers insquare edge photos link help to find whenbrakes up the tiled there is interestedaffectCategory titlescoloured red sothey stand out.
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Influence on my magazineI will imitate some of the features of RockSound in my magazine• A full band shot on the double pages that covers both pages• A bold colour scheme that stays constant• 4+ photographs on the contents page
•A weekly magazinefocusing on differenttypes of rock music•Probably targetingTeenagers about 16 to20 year olds who enjoythat type of music.•It is published bauer.•It costs £2.20•The editor is JamesMcMahon•First published on 6June 1981
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The issue number and dateBlack/white/ yellow are below the titlecolour scheme verysimple Letter from the editor is next to the image of the frontClear gaps cover making it clear what itbetween each is talking aboutimage that haddifferent categories The page numbers are nextmaking them easy to each tile of the differentto see which is pageswhich It has a 3 column layoutLargest links to theFeatures with the Large page numbers inothers being photos link help to find whensmaller there is interestedThe image of thefront cover is at acanted anglemaking it stand outCategory titlescoloured yellowwith a black background so theystand out.
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Influence on my magazineI will imitate some of the features of KERRANG! in my magazine• I will keep my colour simple keeping it to 2-3 main colours• 4+ photographs on the contents page• The text will wrap around a part of the double page