The similarities in music magazines By Fleur Gascoigne.
Front cover- Both front covershave an famousmusic artist in themiddle of themagazine as themain image, as bothmagazines aremusic magazinesthey need popularartist to be on thefront cover. Both ofthe artists have fulleye contact, and arelooking straight atthe camera. Thephotos are shot fromhead to the thigh- Both magazineshave a bigmastheads at thetop, the main Looking at music magazine front covers Iimages cover up bits have found out that they have quite a lot ofof the masthead similarities, they both have a main image of ahowever you can celebrity right in the middle, usually looking atstill see it. the camera, they include coverlines about- The main cover line - The backgrounds of - Includes a puff with other celebritys and the biggest coverline isis the name of the the magazines are plain information in it about usually the name or something about thecelebrity that is colours another band or artist celebrity whos the main image.featured on the front of (black, grey, white)the magazine, both incapital letters.
Contents page- Both Contentspage’s have thename of themagazine in the topleft side of themagazine.- The name of thepage ‘Contents’ issituated at the top ofboth magazines inbold capital letters.- The main part ofthe magazine (inthe middle) featuresa picture or picturesof famous singers- No patternedbackgrounds,just simplecolours - Both magazines have the same layout, the page is- Next to the pictures split into three sections. Down the left hand side is thethey have put the main contents telling the reader what’s on what page,page number, this is down the bottom is a section giving the reader a - There are - Both magazines have stuckso the reader can snippet of what the magazine has to offer inside, and subtitles before to simple colour pallets thatfind the article or the third section Is the middle/right hand of the the contents mach their front covers, usingphoto shoot that they magazine, both magazines have pictures of singers. page’s around four colours each.are featured in.
Double page spread - Both double page spreads include a picture of the subject, which would take up a large majority of the page. The picture could show the singer in action (on tour) or could be a simple photo shoot just to show the reader who they are talking about. - Parts of the article will - Name of artist be enlarged showing featured at the important parts of the top of the interview or just magazine, lettin highlighting bits so the g the reader reader sees it first and know who they gets drawn into the are talking interview by it. about.- The main part of the double page spread is the article itself, Thearticle features questions in which the artist has answered, thesinger would of talked about things such as: Therelife, tour, relationships, friends, family and upcoming events, allthis information is what the reader wants to read, they want to getinto there life and find out more about the singer.- I have looked at quite a lot of double page spreads and they areall very similar to these two, all double page spreads will writeabout an interview that has been taken place a while ago, andinclude a picture of that artist that will always take up most of apage.