Target Audience:Mainstream/ niche- I will be showing my music magazine to aniche audience so that It will be able to gain a more specificaudience.Age- The targeted age for my magazine would be 15-24 this isbecause Kerrang has this figure and so I would expect this becausemy magazine will be targeting the same sub cultures.Gender- The gender of my magazine is for both males andfemales.Sub genre- The music sub genre of my magazine would be basedaround a pop punk music style. This includes music such as greenday, blink182 and jimmy eat world.Title- The title of my magazine is called: PRF, this is short for poprock fusion, the colours I have used for this is multi-colouredbecause it is fun, vibrant and can link into my sub genre.
Beth is a 18 year old girl who is very out going and cheerful. On weekdays, she usually spends her time out on parks and Beth: skate parks with her large groups of friends. She loves shopping with places like blue banana and new look for skinny jeans and big colourful jewellery. She has a job working in shake away and she loves it there because shes got quite an appetite for sweets and chocolate that she sometimes helps herself to, she is cheeky and usually enjoys having a laugh with everyone. She is constantly listening to her earphones with blasting music coming out, she enjoys a good song to jump around and dance crazy to often. If Beth isnt talking to her friends when shes out, shes usually inside her bright purple bedroom talking to people on Facebook. She is a bit crazy when it comes to her hair styles, shes had so many colours in it from black to bright pink. Beth can be a bit clumsy sometimes and can usually get her in a bit of trouble, shes always got something going on with friends, boys and work and so she can enjoy blink182 (her favourite band) to cheer her up at the end of each day.Audience profile
My music mag title ideas The font for my title is fun and bold, I have used this to appeal to my target audience. I have chosen this name because it clearly states my chosen sub culture and it brings the two words ‘pop’ and ‘rock’ together with fusion!The colours I have used for mytitle is multi-coloured, I havedone this because it is fun,vibrant and can link into my subgenre.
Research of other mags and ideas for my main cover From the Big Cheese magazine, I like the main cover picture as it is image!! very vibrant and exciting. It is clear who is the main person as she is stood right in the middle From the Kerrang magazine, I with bright hair. I will be using this will be using their three main technique in my magazine. colours technique as it works well as it can create a certain feeling towards the sub genres of the magazine, however I will be using more vibrant colours than this as pop punk creates colourful connotations.I have been analysing other magazines that belong to the samesub genres as my music magazine so that I can see what kinds offeatures I need to include and what I like about each one so thatI am able to include them in my own magazine to make minemore successful.
Here are some examples of some double page spreads that I have been inspired by, IIdeas for main splash article: will use some of their most successful techniques in my magazine so that I am able to appeal to my target audience. In the teenagers extract found from the NME mag, I like the image use. It is a long shot as you can see their whole bodies, this can create the ‘ideal self’ that was found by a theorist called I will be making my images like this as It creates a calm and teenage sort of feeling. This can be good for my magazine as it will appeal to my target audience.
Ideas for other possible contents:Price of my magazine:The price of my magazine would be around £2.00 on average.The color scheme: My magazine is going to be full of rainbow colors. This can show that it is fun, vibrant and can be acceptable for both outgoing male and female audiences of the pop punk sub-genre.