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Music Magazine Research

  1. 1. Music magazineresearch<br />
  2. 2. NME is know as “New Musical Express “ which is a popular music magazine, In the united kingdom. <br />Its been published weekly ever since it was bought by London music promoter Maurice Kinn in 1952<br />In 2009 Krissi murison became the 11th editor and also she was the first ever female editor for this magazine .<br />The company is called IPC Media (Time Inc.)<br />.........<br />
  3. 3. NME intend to focus on guitar-based music and indie rock bands, instead of mainstream pop acts. <br />During the mid 1970s the NME famously advertised for &quot;hip young gunslingers&quot; to join their editorial staff. This resulted in the recruitment of Tony Parsons and Julie Burchill, who went on to champion a new musical trend that became known as punk rock, giving coverage to rising bands such as the Sex Pistols and The Clash, and clubs such as The Roxy in London&apos;s Neale Street. <br />The target audience for this magazine is students at college so ages from 16-19 year olds<br />
  4. 4. 1976<br />1995<br />1990<br />1952<br />Just a few of the covers over the years and also a latest one <br />2009<br />2000<br />
  5. 5. Kerrang! is a weekly music magazine, published by Bauer Consumer Media in the United Kingdom. The name refers to the sound made when smashing an electric guitar.<br />Kerrang! magazine was started by Ross Halfin and first published on 6 June 1981, edited by Geoff Barton.<br />AC/DC, appeared on Kerrang!’s first cover.<br />During the 1980s and early 1990s the magazine placed many thrash and glam metal acts on the cover (like Bon Jovi, Metallica, Poison, Testament, Venom) but later discarded them when grunge acts such as Nirvana rose to fame.<br />The music in this magazine is a range from all types of screamo to heavy metal<br />.........<br />
  6. 6. Readers often criticise the magazine for repeating this process every time a new musical trend becomes popular; for example, Prince was heavily featured around the time of the release of Purple Rain, including a cover, and there are also issues in the 1980s featuring U2 and Big Country. More recently, there are many complaints about Kerrang!&apos;s current emphasis on emo and metalcore music, particularly stemming from the fact that the magazine continually printed issues with My Chemical Romance on the front cover for several weeks, following the release of their album.<br />Kerrang!&apos;s most successful period came under editor Paul Rees at the turn of the millennium, at which time, the nu metal genre, featuring bands such as Limp Bizkit and Linkin Park, were becoming more popular.<br />The current editor is Nichola Browne and the current publisher is Bauer<br />The target audience for this magazine is for 16+<br />
  7. 7. 1985<br />1990<br />1995<br />A variety of the KERRANG! Magazine covers over the past years and also a latest one.<br />2000<br />2009<br />
  8. 8. Qis a music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom, with a circulation of 130,179 as of June 2007.<br />Q was first published in 1986, setting itself apart from much of the other music press with monthly production and higher standards of photography and printing. <br />In the early years, the magazine was sub-titled &quot;The modern guide to music and more&quot;. Originally it was to be called Cue (as in the sense of cueing a record, ready to play), but the name was changed so that it wouldn&apos;t be mistaken for a snooker magazine<br /> .............<br />
  9. 9. 2000<br />1995<br />1990<br />Some of the covers from the past years and also the latest one.<br />2009<br />2006<br />
  10. 10. Q&apos;s current editor is Paul Rees, former editor of the UK edition of Kerrang!, another musical Bauer publication based on heavier rock/metal music.<br />In 2006, Q published a readers&apos; survey; the 100 Greatest Songs Ever, won by Oasis&apos; Live Forever<br />The target audience for this magazine is 16+<br />The type of music featured in this magazine is mainly indie but has some <br />