This is a monthly published magazine that consist of acoustic music. “THE UK‟S ONLY DEDICATED GUITAR MAGAZINE” This magazine targets both male and female who are interested in acoustic music. It also targets mostly the younger generation including young adults and teenagers
•Type/focus magazine –The music genre that consist in this magazine is all acoustic music, bandsand artist. For Example It conveys well known acoustic artist such as BenHoward.•Publishing company –The publishing company of this magazine is „ACOUSTIC‟ as it enhancesand create straight to the point impression towards the audience thatthis is an acoustic based magazine.•Editor’s name -Guy Little•Date of first published -It was firs published at July/August 1990.•Frequency of publication –This magazine is published monthly.•Price –This magazine cost £4.25•Distribution –HMV, music stores and concert venues
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•This is a weekly publishedmagazine that consist ofmany types of music genresuch as rock, indie, rap andhip-hop•This magazine targets bothmale and female who areinterested in rock, indie,rap and hip-hop music. Italso targets mostly theyounger generationincluding young adults andteenagers•“ THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TOTHE WEEK IN MUSIC”
•Type/focus magazine – The music genre that consist in thismagazine are rock, indie, rap and hip-hop music bands and artist. ForExample It conveys well known acoustic artist such as Florence and theMachine.•Publishing company – the publishing company of this magazine isNME which stand for The New Musical Express.•Editor’s name – Mike Williams was named as NME editor on 31 May2012, taking over from Krissi Murison on 25 June 2012•Date of first published – March 1952•Frequency of publication – this magazine is publishedweekly•Price – £2.30•Distribution – HMV, music stores and concert venues
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