Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Analysis of alternative indie     genre magazines
Teasers: “ARE YOU BEINGBuzz words: this has                                          CYPERSTALKED?” andbeen used to catch ...
Centre image: the centreimage is a black and white         Buzz words: “Free”theme, which helps the text        posters ar...
Rocksound Magazine Front CoverMasthead: the masthead       Flash: a flash is used “WIN VIPis the main thing that       TIC...
Masthead: the mast        Pull quote: “I FEEL SOhead is big and takes     ALONE” this pull quote isup a lot of room on    ...
Mojo Magazine Front coverFlash: a flash is used      Masthead: The mastheadon the top left hand        is bold and bright ...
Spin Contents pageMasthead: The masthead                      Central image/teaser: Theis behind the central image        ...
There is a teaser in themiddle of the page whichalso gives informationabout the main articlewithin the magazine. Itstands ...
The colour theme isred, black and white     There is a teaser onwhich are bold           the right hand side ofoutstanding...
The articles areMojo has a pastel                           in bold fontthemed background.                           which...
The central image is of the vaccines so the reader can easily identify of who the article isabout. “The Vaccines” are in b...
There is a pull quote “Be there, be there now, be in it” this attracts the reader as it is in bigbold font with gold in it...
The title of this article is clear and bold in a red box which stands out so the readercan easily identify what the articl...
This double page spread is about the top 10 albums to buy. There are graphic features of thealbums to help the viewers kno...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Front cover contents and double page

256 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Front cover contents and double page

  1. 1. Analysis of alternative indie genre magazines
  2. 2. Teasers: “ARE YOU BEINGBuzz words: this has CYPERSTALKED?” andbeen used to catch the “WHAT MAKES U2audiences eye to RUN?”. These are here tobelieve this magazine tease the audienceoffers more than what about what type ofother magazines offer. articles are within theThey have done this by magazine to get them tousing “special” and read themmaking it a different Centre image: thiscolour to stand out indicates that the mainfrom the magazine. article is about themMasthead: the (U2) which also has amasthead is “Spin” teaser next to it aboutwhich is short and the article. The imagecatchy. The masthead will interest the audienceis within a red box more so they know thewhich makes it stand main story is aboutout more to the them. The picture is areaders. Red being dark image which makesangry, danger and them stand out from thefearful makes it catch magazine and blackyour attention more connotesand wonder what is dark/gloomy/scary whichinside. could give information These elements target their about the article. audience as it gives them an insider of what is within the magazine so they can choose whether it appeals to them or not.
  3. 3. Centre image: the centreimage is a black and white Buzz words: “Free”theme, which helps the text posters are within thestand out more. Due to the magazine, this shows thattext being red this connotes they are offering moredanger and anger which could than other magazines.be included within the quote Pull quotes: “What would“id lick him from head to toe”. I do if I met lennon? Id lickThe bright red text is the him from head to toe” thisnames of the bands which can makes the reader morehelp the audience quickly find involved within theout what sort of bands the magazine and gets themagazine is including to help more interesting in thethem realise if it is appealing article due to the strangeto their genre of music. quote. Skyline: This shows theMasthead: The masthead is audience that it is bigbright red and stands out from news for the magazine,the rest of the writing. It is a and trying to get thebold big font so it makes it audience involved witheasier to point out from other gigs/festivals which theymagazines. may have no heard of before.
  4. 4. Rocksound Magazine Front CoverMasthead: the masthead Flash: a flash is used “WIN VIPis the main thing that TICKETS” this stands out fromdraws your eye to the the rest of the magazine andmagazine. Due to themagazine being colourful shows that there arethis helps the picture competition the readers maystand out as it is dark be interested in. In the Bottomcolours (nearly black and right corner there is also somewhite). The colours are teasers showing that there arepurple, yellow and blue free posters inside thewhich are bright and magazine which will also helpusing bold fonts. The“DEFTONES”is in white the readers see what music iswhich is the main article within the magazine. Thewhich relates to the Cover lines stand out and letpicture. Having this cover the readers know what sort ofline in a different colour articles are within thestands out and helps the magazine to see if they arereaders work out what interested or not.the main article is aboutso they have an ideaabout what is in themagazine.
  5. 5. Masthead: the mast Pull quote: “I FEEL SOhead is big and takes ALONE” this pull quote isup a lot of room on in large font which willthe front cover. The attract the readerscolours stand out but attention and want toalso blend in with this find out more about theissue. This will help quote. Flash: The flash also hasthe readers quickly a pull quote within it.find the magazine. Around the edge is saysCover lines: the cover “New Column” thislines are interesting shows that it is new toand make you want to the magazine.read more into them The colours used on theto find out what they front cover are red,are actually on about. which stands for danger,“16 page GIG blow white which stands forout” this may be purity, and blue which issomething people are a calming colour. Thisinterested in. It picks makes the image seemout the most firey but calming andinteresting articles pure at the same time sopeople will like to the readers know it’s aread for the cover mixturelines
  6. 6. Mojo Magazine Front coverFlash: a flash is used Masthead: The mastheadon the top left hand is bold and bright andcorner to include stands out which catchesinformation with the readers eye.buzzwords to attract Skyline: there are twoa reader. The Flash Isjoined within the skylines on the top of thiscolour scheme of the magazine. One of them is amagazine which is quote about what isblack, white and red. thought about thePull quote: a pull magazine. The other is aquote is used “There buzz word “PLUS” whichwas nothing I makes it seem like it is onlywouldn’t try” this available within thismakes you want to magazine.find out what is wasBowie was tryingwhich makes thereader want to readinto the magazine.
  7. 7. Spin Contents pageMasthead: The masthead Central image/teaser: Theis behind the central image image is of duffy. This is aslightly. The colouring of warming photograph usingthe masthead stands out pastel colours and high keyfrom the rest of the lighting which creates acontents page. calm atmosphere. The pullThe articles are bold and quote in the right top handhave information corner which is from theunderneath them saying articles about duffy helpsbriefly what they are the reader get an idea ofabout. This helps the what the mainarticle isreader understand what about. The features alsosort of things are within include Duffy and give athe magazine. The titles, little description of whatwhich are artists names, the article is about.also vary, for example from All of these link to oneDuffy to My Bloody article so the reader canValentine, which shows get an idea about whats inthat there is a wide variety the main article.of what music is within thismagazine.
  8. 8. There is a teaser in themiddle of the page whichalso gives informationabout the main articlewithin the magazine. Itstands out which catchesthe readers eye. Thecolour theme is black,white and red which arebold, outstandingcolours.There is a flash at thebottom which refers tosubscribing to themagazine. This has yellowtext to make it stand outfrom the rest of themagazine. There is also aflash in the arror refferingto the “NO1 gig guide”within the magazinewhich the readers may beinterested in.
  9. 9. The colour theme isred, black and white There is a teaser onwhich are bold the right hand side ofoutstanding colours the contents pagewhich attract the which relates to onereaders and is not a of the main articlessexist colour. about the“OASIS SPECIAL” Is a courteeners. There isbuzz word that an anchorage at theshows there are bottom of the picturecertain oasis articles so the readers canwhich are a special easily work out whichfeature which you article the picturecant get in other belongs to. This helpsmagazines. the contents pageThere is a review at look more visual forthe bottom of the the reader so it isntpage with a graphic just text and they getfeature in. This is a bored. It draws themreview box which in to want to readmay get the readers more.interesting intoreading the rest ofthe magazine.
  10. 10. The articles areMojo has a pastel in bold fontthemed background. which makesThis makes the teaser them easy tostand out due to its read and standbright colouring. out. The coverThere is a pull quote story is titledat the bottom which separately atrelates to the the bottom sophotograph. “My the reader candoctors tell me that easily identifythis is brilliant for my what the mainhealth”. Due to it cover line wassaying “this” makes on the frontthe reader want to cover.know what “this” is The issueso it makes them number andread into the article. date is also onThe colour scheme is the contentsyellow and black page so thewhich are bright and reader canbold colours to catch easily identifythe readers eye. this.
  11. 11. The central image is of the vaccines so the reader can easily identify of who the article isabout. “The Vaccines” are in big bold writing which stands out so the customers can easilyknow who the article is about. There are drop caps within the article which stand out, thismakes the layout look more appealing to read. There is a pull quote which is a bigger fontand different colour to the rest of the article so it stands out. If the reader was to flickthrough the pages they may see the pull quote and want to know what its about which willthen attract them to the article.
  12. 12. There is a pull quote “Be there, be there now, be in it” this attracts the reader as it is in bigbold font with gold in it which stands out from the black and white colour scheme. There is abit of information about the article before the main article starts. This gives the reader a bitof information about what to expect from the article. There is a drop caps at the start of thearticle which makes the layout look more professional. The central image is of Neil Youngplaying a guitar and singing, this shows that the article is about him. There is anchorage inthe bottom right hand corner telling you a bit about the image, when and where it wastaken.
  13. 13. The title of this article is clear and bold in a red box which stands out so the readercan easily identify what the article is about. The central images also clearly showBrandon Flowers in the studio, which is what the article is about. This makes itclear for the reader. There is a pull quote “I don’t want people to think itsnarcissistic” this is in red font with a red line above to make it stand out. This willcatch the readers eye to make them want to find out more about the pull quote.There is a drop caps to break up the text to make it more visually interesting.
  14. 14. This double page spread is about the top 10 albums to buy. There are graphic features of thealbums to help the viewers know which album they are on about. Underneath each imagethere is information about the album and reviews. The left hand side shows the number onealbum, the picture is large so it stands out from the rest. It clearly states it is telling thereader how to buy the album as it is in a white box with black and red font which stands out.The title of number one band is in big bold font which stands out. There is a drop caps in adifferent colour to make it visually interesting to read. There is a red panel saying “How tobuy..Your votes” this clearly states what the text below is telling the reader.

×