Vibe magazine is aimed at NME magazine is aimed atpeople who prefer the people who want to know Kerrang! caters for more of a rockmusic R&B, they would be about the latest news in age and advertises a lot oflikely to buy this magazine music, not just about the freebies to its audience, knowingfor interviews about the singer/songwriters life, that this is what will attractartist or maybe a life story NME is more gritty than people to buying the magazine.about them, it would be other magazines, andless about the actual music. would be bought by young adults who wanted to find out about the music.
The main R&B magazine available on the market is Vibe and as there arent many R&B magazines available it meansThe Anchorage forthis magazine is there is a gap in the market for a newspecific to the target one.audience of thisgenre as if they werenot interested in The dominant image of thisR&B they wouldn’t magazine is a very strongunderstand what rapping image, showing that‘new juice’ means. people who were interested in pop magazines would not be interested in this very strong, serious image.The main colourscheme for thismagazine, are red,white and black whichshows serious rappingmagazine instead ofbeing based in girly The main artists of the magazinecolours like pinks and being in bold means, if the targetpurples. audience were into that artist at the time they would see their name and be more interested in buying the magazine.
Putting this header at the top of theThe colour scheme of page with ‘exclusivethis magazine is Drake interview’mainly red, blue, white means people thatand black. This shows might normally readthat the magazine is anothermore rough and ready magazine, will nowthan a magazine that buy this one.would have brighter,lighter colours. The dominant image of this magazine, is a man holding a CD making it clear to buyers that The list of bands down didn’t already know the side of the front cover that this was a music means that the fans of magazine what genre this band will of magazine it is, this automatically want to means that they will know whats written be appealing outside about their favourite their target audience band and will be more as well as appealing to likely to purchase NME them. than anything else.
The broken title shows that the magazine, is loud and rocky as the title has been blownThe dominant image up there is that muchof this magazine is a volume.man screamingwhich means peoplewho are into rockmusic will identifywith the image andthink that they willwant to buy themagazine. Putting Linkin Park in bold letters in front of the dominant image means that fans of the band will want to buy this magazine in order to find out more about what the band is working on, and by having Linkin Park in front of the dominant image people will identify with what genre of music the magazine is about.
I have decided the genre ofmagazine I would like to create isgoing to be R&B, this is becausethe only real magazine I havefound in the R&B genre is themagazine Vibe, so there isntmuch competition on the market.
The conventions of R&B magazines are mostly the same, for example all of these magazineshave colour co-ordinated their titles with the dominant image of the text so my magazinewill have to conform with this. Also the image is always the main part of the magazine,meaning that my main image will have to be a strong picture that sounds out among the restof the front cover. The Anchorage around the outside is all relative to the magazine and allrelative to the R&B genre meaning I will have to do research around the time to find outwhat the R&B audience want to know about.
• A black, white and red themed front cover, as this way people will realise that my magazine stands out from the rest and is also quite bright and the red colour will signify danger• A wet look dominant image to show my magazine is new on the market and not like anything anyone has seen before.• Proper R&B news stories anchorage around the outside so fans of the genre will choose to buy my magazine over the other magazines on the market
I am going to take these namesto my target audience along withsome other questions about mymagazine, in order to make thedecision in what to call mymagazine and also what to put init.
On all the contents pages for Vibe magazine the imageThe fact that the is more dominantheading of the than the contents ofcontents page is the magazineonly small and inthe corner shows The dominantthat this is image is also takenprobably not the in quite grungymost important colours which alsopage in the R&B signifies the R&Bmagazine genre The body stance of these two is very strong showing that the The Contents page dominant image is sectioned into in an R&B little bits so it is magazine should easier to find the also be of two actual section you dominant are looking for characters
The name of the artist however is made bold, showing that if the The image in readers like the artist this article they are going to read spreads out this article. over one full page which shows images are a big part of R&B magazines and images should be very dominant in my magazine.The fact that the picture blends with Also the text is quite small andthe colours that are in the other side they don’t need to catch theof the page shows there is a clear readers eye, showing this mustbond and both of the pages are be an important story that theconnected together. readers will read anyway.