What is the name of your Magazine and why?My magazine will be called NMM (New Music Monthly) the reason behindthis is my magazine aims to bring new music to young music lover on amonthly basis. What will you music magazine be about and why? My magazine genre will be Indie Music there reason I will be using this genre because Indie music a new music genre which I want to make more widely recognised, as well as develop a magazine dedicated to Indie music as the is not many.
Describe the design of the title?I intend for my masthead to be a bold black and slightly transparent it will beplaced to the left of the page and a little space between the letters.The font I will be using will be Vision Division which I downloaded fromDaFonts.com
What will be the dominate image on your magazine cover?• The main image on my magazine image will be mid shot of two female the reason I will be using this image is because I feel the image is a good representation of modern Indie music and a creative and original photo.
What images will you be including on your music magazine front cover?The two main figures will be the only pictures I will be using because I want asimple layout and do not want to draw attention from my main image.
What are you thoughts on Representation as regards to your images and images and why?The images I will be using will be a good representation of a modern Indie culturehowever there is an urban feel to the images because of clothing the models arewearing and the influence music has had on fashion, trends and taste. The mainimage will represent the targeted audience and a typical reader.
Will your target audience find you front images appealing?My target audience will find my images appealing because they have an edgyfeel to them however still being very commercial. The images I will be usingwill appeal to my audience because the images I will be using will be arepresentation on their music likes and lifestyle. The clothing the model arewearing will be similar to the clothing my audience would wear which feelwould be appealing to them because they can relate to them. Target Audience
What do the images tell your potentialtarget audience about the content of the magazine?The images I will be using will tell my potential audience the genre of mymagazine is Indie music. As well as offering a magazine centred on Indieculture the images I will be using will also have a modern and urban feel to it Iwill represented through the clothing worn by the models.
WHO is the potential target audience for your magazine? HOW do you know?The potential target audience for my magazine will be young 15-20year oldswho enjoy Indie music and want a way to learnt about new music and get aninside look into the music world of Indie music. I know this because of therepresentations convey by the images and as well as the research I did toinvestigate how other magazines target and characterize their chosenaudience.
WHAT stories will be found in the magazine, as depicted by your chosen cover lines? HOW do those articles relate to the title of your music magazine?• My chosen cover lines relate to my title NMM (New music Monthly) as they offer new music for example one of my cover lines is “Top #1 Singles and Albums” this article would bring readers new songs in one chart in one informative magazine. Music MonthlyNew
HOW many different fonts (style, colour and size) will you be using for your front cover? Will your target audience find these appealing? WHY OR WHY NOT?• For my front cover I will be using 5 fonts, 4 colours and 5 font sizes. The reason I have chosen to uses variety of fonts, sizes and colour was to add some originality and variation as a pose to have on font size and one colour . As well as this the change of colour and size will help my audience differentiate the main cover story and supporting cover stories. I believe that my audience will find these fonts appealing because they are modern and unique to the other font found on the magazines I research. As well as this there is a range of colours and sizes which will be add depth to the front cover. These are the chosen font I have on my front cover.
WILL your chosen font depict the genre of your music magazine and WHY?• My main two font one for my mast head and the other for my main cover line represent Indie music because they are very contemporary and are not commonly seen this adds an air of ingenuity. Indie music is a fairly new and this is why I feel a modern font will suit my magazine.