The colour of the masthead is red which is bright and
vibrant that attracts the reader attention because it
stand out from the rest of the background and the image
and text itself.
There is a information skyline above the masthead that
is in blue which makes the reader want to look at it
because it’s a bright blue which automatically the reader
will look at the colours that stand out the most.
The preview image of the magazine on the information
skyline has light green colours that stand out on the
actual cover page because the colours in the main image
and words are very dull and tonal such as black, white
and greys so the colour of the preview magazine on the
information skyline stands out on the cover page. The
colours of this cover gives the impression that the
magazine uses music that isn’t pop related as if it was
about pop music, it would bright and light colours not
blacks and greys on the cover.
The image and words fit together well because the main
cover line that says “Arctic Monkeys” links to image as
the image is of Arctic Monkeys. The fonts that are used
are bold. The cover line stands out the most as it is the
main story of the magazine and because it relates to the
The fonts are in capitals so it stands to the reader
because its bold and one of the cover lines which is the
Richard Branson one has a quote underneath that is
pulled out from the article. This shows the reader what is
inside and it makes the reader want to read on to know
more about it.
The image is of Arctic Monkeys. This represents to the
target reader that enjoys that genre of music that listens
to Arctic Monkeys and it relates to the main story of
them talking about their music career but and insight of
The pose, hair and make up that Arctic Monkeys are doing creates an edgy
impression to the reader. It creates a rebellious look that suggests that they do their
own thing and have their own style compared to some groups and bands in the
The words such as the cover lines suggest that there is a lot inside the magazine and
is packed full of music. It also suggests that there is something for everyone with
different music interests
They suggest the interest of the reader by included different music artists not just
From a distance, the words such as the cover lines are noticeable because the sizes
are a big size so its clear enough to read. However, the colour of the words are a
light colour so they stand out from a distance because the background/image are
dark colour so using the contrast of the colour compliment each other.
The cover stands out on a shelf because the “Q” with the red background is clear
and bright. The words stand out from a shelf because they stand out from the cover
and they are a large size fonts so they become noticeable.
The masthead of the contents page is
bright red that automatically attracts the
readers attention because it stands out
brightly from the white background
The font of the contents title is big and noticeable that shows clearly to
reader that it is the contents page. The title is a san serif font
The date of the magazine is in a serif font and a smaller size
so it doesn’t over power the title f the contents
The page numbers are in a san serif
font and is made bold and black and a
bigger size so it draws the readers
attention of where everything is
This font is a serif font because it is a sidebar
that has additional information so it isn’t as
important as the main information on the
other column with the page numbers
There are text boxes that show what the images is. They use
text boxes because it stands to the reader because of the
colours they use. They use colour such as white text in a black
box or black text with a green box.
The image and words work well
together as the page numbers are
based on the music artist and the
images are of music artists as well
This font is a serif font and the colour links to the masthead title as they
both have black. They have used a serif font and put it in capitals because
they are music artists that are well known so this grabs the readers
attention because people know of them well so they want to now about
and the reviews of it which suggests that it is new material released by
The images include Arctic
Monkeys from the cover page
as it is the main story. It also
includes other bands /groups
that link to the contents page The font below the page number and titles are serif. This is so that it
makes the headings and page numbers stand out more and attracts
the readers attention.
The colours in this double spread are very
different. There are very bright colours such
as blue, red, purple and green. These are
colours create a lively mood for the reader
and it creates a good impression on the
On the article, it includes a red sidebar which
is red. By using red for the sidebar it shows
that Q Magazine sticks to the same sort of
colour when it comes to background and text.
It relates back to the contents page and the
cover page as the mastheads on them are red
as well. It shows that the company stick to the
same colour so it all fits well. There is a pull
quote on the second page of the article and it
is in red so it stands out from the rest of the
article and they chose red because it sticks to
the logo of the magazine.
There is also a drop cap at the beginning of
the article . This enhances the look of the
page. The page and words are the arranged
around the drop cap. The drop cap has a red
background and the letter is white which
relates back to the Q
The words and images fit together by using
images that relate to the words which the
images are images of Metallica and the words
in the article is about them.
The fonts on the title of “Enter Cameraman”
is in sans serif font and is a big size because it
is the main heading. Below the heading it has
a sentence that tell you what it is about. It is
in a serif font so it don’t stand out more than
the heading. This fit with the images because
it shows the image of their feature film and
the sentence tells the reader that. There are
also a caption for the images so that fits in
well because its showing what the images
represent and what it is.
The images are features of Metallica’s new film. It represents what features in their film.
It is like a preview and an idea to the reader of what the film is like so its trying to set a
good impression of the film to the reader.
The pose of these images are a rock style pose. This is because they are performing
which it wasn’t a planned pose because it was taking during the performance.
The other images on the second page, have more of a creative outlook and the costumes
present the images well and show detail of what is included. This suggests to the reader
that there is a lot going on in these images and is busy.
The masthead is red. This suggests to the reader that the
magazine is good because red is vibrant colour so it creates
a lively impression.
The colours such as the blue, yellow and pink in the image
gives the impression that it includes all different types of
music because when you see bright colours such as yellow
and pink it suggests pop music. However, there are dark
colours in the image such as grey, black and white that also
suggest the type of music that is included in the magazine.
The image is of David Bowie. This represents that he is back
again. The image gives this impression because he is in a
suit. This suggests to the reader that he trying to make a
good impression again.
The pose, hair and make up suggest that he is trying to get
into the modern ways. His facial expression suggest that he
is confused or is looking at the way music has become and
he is trying to get into the way music has become. The pose,
hair and make up suggest to the reader that he has made a
change for his come back to be successful and able to be as
big as he was before.
The text box under the mast head suggest to the reader
that the magazine is better. This persuades the reader to
read the magazine because the word “new” suggest s that
its better and has much more to give than it did previously.
This magazine cover uses language features such as “…” to create suspense
and when they say “again!” it creates a sense of sarcasm so its li9ke that he
has tried before and it hasn’t worked and so he's back again or it could
suggests that David Bowie is really successful and can still carry on. The
magazine also has a slogan near the barcode that says “The past, Present &
Future of Music” this suggests that this magazine are for people of all times.
The cover has used cover lines to suggest the interests of readers. They have
included different music artists listed so it shows that there are different
variety of music available for people to enjoy.
There are no puffs or buzz words to make the magazine stand out.
There are also no different fonts to pick out what the main cover lines are or
to compliment the look of the magazine
The cover from a distance is not readable. This is because the font is pretty
small and it a sans serif font so its quite a simple look.
The cover would not stand out on a shelf because the words aren’t bold and
not different sizes for the cover lines.
This cover does not give a good indication of what is inside this magazine
because there are just different words placed randomly so there is no actual
theme running through this magazine.
This magazine is designed for people that are interested in different kinds of
music and people that want to know a lot about music and what is going on.
The publisher of this magazine is Martin Mull.
This magazine would be seen in mainly newsagents or supermarkets that sell
a variety of music magazines.
The masthead of the contents page is on the
left side and is in capitals. The colour of the
title is black. By having a black title it stands
out to the reader.
Using the magazine logo on the contents page.
Uses a text box to put other stories that was not on the
cover to stand out. Uses a red background and white text.
Sticks to the same style as the NME logo.
The page number are just in
little section and the colours
are related back to the red,
white and black
The image and the words fit well together as with
the images they use, there are words with them.
The fonts that are used in the contents page is sans serif
fonts. The fonts are quite simple and the sizes are not that
The images don’t relate back
to the cover page
The Images that are featured in the
contents page is Jake Bugg, David Bowie
and Mia. The represents that there are
music artists from the past, present and
The language that is used is a lot of Rhetorical
Questions. This attracts the reader to read on and
find out more by reading the rest of the magazine
Has a contributors column at the bottom of the
page. This represents what kind of people take part
in creating the magazine.
The headings and different
sections in the columns
suggests that there is a lot
going on such as interviews,
reviews and picks from NME.
The gives ideas to the reader.
The reader would not be able to identify the contents with a
glance because it is not clear that is the contents page
because it does not specifically say that this is the contents
page and also because the majority of the page number are
in small font and don’t stand out at all.
The cover and the contents image do not relate to each other as
the feature of the magazine is on the left hand side of the of the
contents page so it does not attract the reader with the main cover
The colours in double spread article
are mainly light green, brown, black
These colour create a relaxing
mood so the reader can just sit
there calmly and read it.
The impression that the colours
present is that is not in this country
which isn’t because of what the
The words and the image fit
together well as they relate to the
same topic as the image is of the
singer from The killer and the it is
taken In China and the article is
talking about it.
The fonts that have been used are
the sans serif fonts because its
quite a simple article. There are
also pull quotes from the article
that has been put into a bigger
sized fonts so the reader can pick it
up easily. They have picked these
up so that it sound more interested
and breaks up the article a bit so it
does not just in one block.
There is a drop cap at the beginning
of the article to draw the readers
attention and then the rest of the
words a arranged around the drop
The image represents the group
touring in China and it is seen as a
crisis as they have took the picture
in landscaped area.
The pose of the Brandon Flowers in this image is quite laid
back and relaxed. It suggests to the reader that he is
thinking because he is looking at the view and thinking
about the tour. It suggests to the reader that Brandon
Flowers is just as normal as the readers as he is dressed
casual and sitting very casual.
The title creates a dramatic feel to the article as its got
“Crisis” in it. This suggests to the reader that there is
something wrong with the group or tour.
The suggest the interest of the readers in this article by the
underlined text under the title. The people that would be
interested in this article are people that are interested in
tour, group/bands and get insight of what it is like to be on
tour in the music industry.
The size and layout is a relative normal size and the layout
is the same layout as what most magazines tend to go with
so it is readable from a distance.
There is also a side bar on the double spread that is in a
bright pink colour which draws the readers attention
because the colours are bright compared to the double
spread article itself because the colours are quite pale.
The double spread page addresses the reader to grab their
attention by the title “China Crisis” because they both begin
with “C” which sounds quite dramatic.
The language feature they use in this double spread page
such as using phrases such as “They’re the lost dogs” . This
exaggerates the point that they deserve more recognition
for their music
The words such as the title does not give indication of what's inside the article because it does
not really talk a lot about the “China Crisis” because it talks about all different things as well as
the touring in China.
The masthead is red. This creates a rock and rebellious
impression and mood to the reader. The masthead is
in a sans serif font.
The image is of Bring Me The Horizon. They represent a todays
rock group. They represent rock bands to be quite serious apart
from the member at the front that seems to be joking sort of
The cover includes greens, yellows, white
and blacks in the image , side bars and text.
This creates a lively mood to the reader.
The cover title is a bright yellow colour. The font is a serif font. The cover
line stands out from the image that attracts the audiences attention
because the cover line bursts out from the image. The cover line also has
a pull quote from the article inside the magazine. This attracts the reader
to read more into the magazine.
There is a free gift that comes with the
magazine. On the CD there is a puff that
says “Free” this attracts the reader to
buy the magazine because people that
are interested into rock music would find
this a good gift because it has music they
are interested in.
There is sidebar on the cover.
There are different kinds of fonts
that attracts the readers attention
because the they are bold and
The size and layout is clear enough to see from a
distance because the colour is bright and vibrant and
the fonts are a big size. The cover will stand out on a
shelf because the colours stand out and the text is very
creative and all the fonts are different to each other.
There is also a text box bottom right of the page that has a
green background with yellow and white text. This suggests
to the reader that there is lots of different music artists.
This magazine cover gives a good indication of what's inside
because the masthead give away that clue that it is for people that
are into rock music
Used different fonts to make the
cover lines stand out. However,
the colours also helps as the white
and yellow font stand out from the
There is a pull quote to show what content is included in
the Double Page Spread. Gives the audience an insight
of the interview.
The contents page is a
double spread page.
The contents page also
includes a editors note
as well on the left hand
side of the contents
page. The editors note
makes the audience
feel that they are more
involved in the
magazine company and
it feels more direct.
The right hand side of the page has the
page numbers and the headings and
information on that page.
The page numbers are in bold sans serif
font in black because this attracts the
readers attention because it stands out
from the red background . The red
background of the page numbers attracts
the readers attention because it the rest
of the background is white so the red
The headline are yellow and the red
compliments the yellow because it means
the yellow creates a bright look to it.
There are lots of images that fit well with the words and
text. This is so the images break down the text. The use
of both images and texts to present the page numbers is
a good way to grab the readers attention because people
like to see images instead of words sometimes. By using
images, it gives a creative effect and adds a lot interest to
the contents page
There is a sidebar on the contents page which has a
black background. The black background
compliments the yellow and white text because it
makes it stand out more.
This is the flannel panel where there is information
on a subject. The subject is “19 new bands” It uses
a puff to attract the audience eyeFrom a distance, the
words are very
the colours of the
text are very vibrant
and bright that stands
out so people can
notice it. The images are scattered around the
contents page which are in frames and
are layered on top of each other to give
the style of a scrapbook
There are recognisable fonts as they are very similar to
the fonts that are used in the front cover. There is font
in the right side of the page that is yellow (refers back
to front cover)
Article features inside the
magazine. It also has a blurb
underneath the article
features because it gives the
audience an insight of what is
in the article and it means the
audience can just jumps to
that page if it interests them
Under the editors note
there is a picture of
the editor with a
caption saying that the
photo is the editor
The colours create and very rock
feeling in this this article. The
background colour is quite dark so
it creates a dangerous
atmosphere. The colour of the
text and cover title stands out
because they are light and the
background is dark
The image is of AFL which are a rock group. The
image and words work well together because the
text works around the image instead of the image
working around the text.
There is a pull quote from the article that has a bigger sized font. This
attracts the readers attention because if they are interested they can
The title stands out and shows the reader what the article is
about. The title give a rebellious effect. This is because havok
means trouble or chaos
The writer of this article is by
There is a text box that includes a quote
or saying by Davey. By adding text boxes
it helps to break up information in the
article instead of having in one beg
The yellow heading help to break up the article a bit
more so the article doesn’t look like one big essay. This
attracts the reader more because then they don’t think
there is a lot of information and they can just read the
parts that interest them more
There is a littler image of AFL
that connects to the text box or
The people that would be interested in this is
the people that are a fan of this group or are
interested in music groups in general and
wanting to know a bit on inside information on
the music group
The pose that the group is pulling is very serious. This suggests
that their music is very serious itself and they are serious about
their careers. Their hair styles shows the reader that they are a
rock group and the style is very dark coloured and simple