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  1. 1. Typography – The fonts that are used on this ‘Kerrang’magazine are big and bold. This is used because it catchesthe reader’s attention, and wants them to read about it.Layout – The layout is a bit cluttered on thismagazine, but you are still able to see everything that’sessential. However, the writing over laps the main picturewhich isn’t neat. The route of the eye ‘z’ works well onthis because you see the offer and tittle and main news alltogether.Language – The language that is used on this magazinecover is standard English, no big words or phrases, somost audiences will be able to read this as theyunderstand it all.Colour – The colour of this magazine is just threecolours, Black, Red and Yellow, which all stand out to eachother. The colours go with the genre of the magazinebecause for example, its very ‘rock’ so the red on thismagazine creates and evil, or danger colour.Camerawork – The camera work of this magazine is a midclose, group shot which shows they are a band. Also themid shot shows just there torso and face’s, showing therefacially expressions, which seem quite depressing whichgoes with the genre of the magazine.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene of this magazinecover is very suiting for the genre. They have black outfitson which again, because its dark, goes with the ‘rock’ feelto the magazine.Mode of address – The magazine tries to interact with theaudience by putting words like ‘free’ onto it, because theywill want to buy it because it has special items. It asphrases ‘life is loud’ which shows the genre of themagazine because we stereotype rock with being loudand wild.
  2. 2. Typography – There are many fonts used on this ‘Revolver’magazine, using big bold writing, and italic writing. The‘Slipknot’ in the corner, the font used for that represents thegenre of ‘rock’ very well.Layout – The layout of this ‘Revolver’ magazine isordered, but doesn’t have a route of the eye, meaning thereader misses a lot of infromation. However, with the mainpicture being a model with a gun in her hand, relating to themagazine name, will attract a lot of male readers, becauseshe is attractive and wearing little clothes.Language – The language used on the ‘Revolver’ magazinecover is very genre suited because of ‘hard rock’ and‘destruction’ signfies the meaning of what is being explained.Colour – The colour of thismagazine cover is very much nearthe same as ‘Kerrang’ front cover because its contains ‘rock’colours such as red, black, and grey. Which is dark and withthe bright colours such as the red is used to locate the maininformation on the cover.Camerawork – The camera work of this magazine cover is afar shot showing all of the model. This is done because it willattract all of the readers, because a male wouldn’t be soattracted to the magazine if it just showed her face, and nother whole body.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene used on this front coverreally matches the magazine genre and name. With thename being ‘Revolver’ which is a gun, the props they haveprovided the model, which is a gun suits this.Mode of address – The magazine tries to interact with thereader by signifying the main information with large writingso attracts the readers to the magazine, and makes themwant to buy it.
  3. 3. Typography – The typography of this ‘Kerrang’ front cover isbold, like most magazine covers, because this stands out andattracts the readers attention because they catch a word, orsomething they like and want to read on.Layout – The layout of this magazine cover is ordered andthe use of the route of the eye is essential on thiscover, because you see the title, and the banner, then themain story and all of the other stories the magazinecontains. Also, with the main picture you can see there mainfeatures.Language – The language used on this magazine cover is verypowering, because with words like ‘uproar’ and ‘storm’ isexaggeration to what it actually is, so interests the reader.Colour – The colour of this magazine cover, is very similar toall of the other rock magazines that are out because they arevery coordinated, with black being the base colour thenwhite and red to signify the main information.Camerawork – The camera work is mainly to show who theyare, with a wide shot, showing the whole of the band. Thebottom three pictures are to show them performing, allshowing there ‘rockstars’.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene of this magazine cover isvery stereotypical for a rock magazine, with the dark clothingand a tattoo all over the mans hands. Also, the microphonessuggest there doing a concert.Mode of address – The magazine cover tries to speak to youwith the aggressive appearance, so will attract heavy rockreaders, and will buy the magazine.
  4. 4. Typography – The fonts used on this contents are similar to thoseused on the front cover, because they are bold, but this time justless spread out and there is a certain section where the font is abit less straight and more smooth.Layout – The layout in this contents is much more orderedbecause the main picture has no writing overlapping it and is keptclear. Also, the writing around the side of the picture and on top isvery neat because it has page numbers and loads of sub-headings.Language – The language in this contents page is very ‘punking’because it has a lot of words such as ‘chaos’ which signifies itsmeaning.Colour – The colour code on this contents page is the same as thetitle page which is very good because it shows professionalismbecause it is ordered. I believe Kerrang have done this because itkeeps it simple, but still looks good and suits the genre.Camerawork – The camera work of this magazine contents pagehas a variety because there are several pictures, however, themain picture is a close shot, signifying certain features, with hislong hair, grown beard and tattoo on the neck, its matches thegenre of the magazine. Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene in this contents page is usedvery much. For example the picture at the bottom on the left isnamed ‘Lamb of god’ and he is singing and the microphone isused to show this off and also he dark clothing and black hairshows the amount of mise-en-scene which is used a lot throughthe magazine.Mode of address – The magazine contents page speaks to theaudience with loads of captions showing ‘snip its’ of the storiesthat are able to be read in the magazine and with sub headingssuch as ‘The king blues’ you want to read on more aboutit, because ‘king’ shows how good he is.
  5. 5. Typography – The typography of this contents page issimple, and doesn’t have much range of fonts, though thecolour code is the main feature for the font as this is thecolour for every issue, which is there unique house style, sothe magazine in recognized.Layout – The layout of this magazine contents page, is veryordered, but also has its own style, because a lot of contentspages have just the main information down in a straightline, however, with this set up, it will attract readers.Language – The language used on this contents page, suitsthe genre of the magazine because with words such as ‘die’and ‘fear’ it gives the reader the aggression side of themagazine.Colour – The colour of this magazine contents page is thesame as all ‘Kerrang’ magazines, because with the darkcolour’s being the base and white and yellow the maincolour to show important features, everybody will recognizethe house style, with ‘Kerrang’.Camerawork – The camerawork of this contents magazine isa wide shot a ‘mosh pit’ which is very related to rockmusic, also the rock star is being lifted across showing theyare uncontrolled and just do what they want.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene of this contents page ismainly showing the clothing and props that are used, forexample the dark clothing, giving more of a rock feel, andthe microphone and mosh pits also signifying they are at aconcert.Mode of address – This magazine contents page speaks toits audience, because of its wild and careless behaviorshown, which will relate to most teenagers and young adultsbecause they dream of things like this.
  6. 6. Typography – The typography of this metal hammermagazine contents page is very gothic. The curling fontand dripping words, the gives the reader an evilfeeling, suiting the genre of the magazine.Layout – The layout of this contents page Is different tomost, because it’s a bit like a normal article page and ismaybe a bit more cluttered than ordered.Colour – The colour of this magazine is like most rockmagazines, though this one contains a lot more red.Connotations of red are associates red with being thecolour of blood, and evil. Because of this the colourmatches the genre perfectly.Language – The language to this contents pageis, again, like all other rock magazine with the aggressivewords ‘death’ representing what the magazine will be like.Camerawork – The camerawork of the photos on thiscontents page are mainly two shots and wideshots, because they want to show who is in themagazine, if someone see’s a band they like then they willbuy it and read it.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene of this contents pageis the dark outfits, with ‘punky’ designs on them showingrock. Also, the poses that the people in the picture aredoing are suited to the genre, with the two fingers, on thebottom finger, we stereotype this with rock.Mode of address – The mode of address to this magazinecontents page is very evil and intimidating with the darkcolours and droopy haunted like writing. The readers willbuy this if there hard-core rock fans.
  7. 7. Typography – The typography in this double page spread is only one font which is big and bold like all of the other pages. There is a kicker in thearticle which makes the reader want to read about it because it catches there eye.Layout- The layout of magazine is very ordered, because with one page having the main picture and the second page having the whole articleand bit more information. I believe that this is good because it makes the reader want to read because they can see it all, and it attracts them.Language – The language is like the front cover of the ‘Kerrang’ magazine, it is very standard with no ‘over the top’ language that a less educatedperson will struggle to understand, so most audiences can buy it.Colour – The colour of this double page spread is very dark, even the pictures have had all the colour been taken out of them. There is redincluded which stands out, but the colour suits the genre well because rock is associated with dark and evil colours.Camerawork – Camerwork to this double page spread of a ‘Kerrang’ magazine is mainly just mid-close shots and close –ups. This is goodbecause it shows the emotion of the person featured in the photo, and rock singers and artists are usually known to show emotion in thereperformances such as anger.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene on this double page spread is used a lot, because there is a lot of rock associated props and costumes. Forexample the microphone shows the singing, and the card around the mans neck with a skull on suits the genre. Also the recording studio showsmusic is being produced.Mode of address – This double page spread speaks to the reader with quotations from the band. ‘were being the best mcr we can be’ Thismakes the audience want to know what extra they are doing to make this happen so wish to read on.
  8. 8. Typography – The fonts that are used are like what you would expect to find on a road sign, which usually shows key information you need toknow, so with this font used, people will read into it.Layout – The layout of this double page spread is ordered, with the bands name taking up most of the first page, and the quote that willattract readers, the second page is the article.Language – The language used on this double page spread is a little less aggressive than the other’s which shows a calmer, however, stillrocky enough to attract rock music fans.Colour – There isnt a colour code on this double page spread, which there usually is in other magazines, but there are still the odd bit ofcoding, such as the red kicker, showing the start of the article.Camerawork – the camerawork of this double page spread is a wide shot showing the whole band with the camera looking up at them andone of them pointing to us, showing they are powerful.Mise-en-scene – The mise-en-scene of this magazine double page spread is a scruffy sort of look, which is a lot less intimidating than most ofthe other rock magazines. With the scene that there at and the clothes, it seems a little more indie than rock.Mode of address – The double page spread speaks to the audience mainly with the band leader pointing his finger out to us, which attractsthe reader to see why he is pointing towards the camera as though it has something to do with ourselves.
  9. 9. Typography – The typography of this double page spread is a mixture of bold, but also a haunted sort of font. The haunted lookingfont, which is coloured red, makes it look evil and like a bit of blood.Format – The format of this double page spread is ordered, with the picture taking up the whole of the first page and the article the second.This is good because it attracts readers because it is tidy, and easy to approach.Colour – The colour of this double page spread is mainly white and red, with the person pictured the only one having a differentcolour, black. With the white and red, the clash, so stand out to each other, which is good because the reader will read them as it appeals tothem. Also, the red is a colour associated with evil, showing the genre of the magazine.Language – The language used in this double page spread is used to pull readers in. With the title using onomatopoeia this is catchy, but alsowith the bottom quotes ‘I lived in a house that matthew Hopkins witchfinder used to stay in’ shows that the person mentioned is famousand is a well-known magazine to contain this information.Camerawork – The camerawork of this magazine double page spread is a mid-shot showing the torso upwards of the person featured, this isto show who he is, what he is wearing, which matches the genre and also his emotions, which are very ‘rocky’Mise-en-scene - There isn’t much mise-en-scene used in this double page however from what there is used, which is the dark clothing andthe persons make up, makes the genre of the magazine stand out.Mode of address – The magazine tries to connect with its readers with its rocky feeling but also by quoting the main things a rockstar hassaid, making us feel that we need to know it, therefore buy the magazine.

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