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SECTION A - INITIAL INTRODUCTORY TASK 1 LOOK AT A SELECTION OF THE FRONT COVERS OF A SELECTION OF MUSIC MAGAZINES (1-8) AND ANSWER

THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MUSIC MAGAZINES (QUESTIONS 1-4) 1. What is a music magazine?

A music magazine is a magazine dedicated to music and music culture. Such magazines typically include music news, interviews, photo shoots, essays, record reviews, concert reviews and occasionally have a cover mount with recorded music.
Reviews on other artist music videos

The magazine has a cover line mentioning top songs from the artist

A music artist as the main image which links back to it being a music magazine

2. What content (text/copy/writing/articles/stories) would you expect to find in a music magazine? The sort of content you will find will be things; like an interview with the artist on the front cover, so the reader will find out more about him/her, articles on other artist, reviews on a latest music video, images from a recent music event and talking about what happened. And maybe fashion tips from celebrities, the products they used and recommend 3. What images would you expect to find in a music magazine? The type of images you will expect to find are maybe newcomers into the musical industry, images of them and a little background detail, images from a recent music event that occurred, secret snapshots of artists in their own environment outside their music videos and maybe sneak peeks pictures of an upcoming music video.

Main image of the Newcomers into the music industry, there will be an article on them into the magazine

Images of Celebrities exposed

Images of a celebrity in her own environment

4. Identify general characteristics/ Features that you would expect to find in all music magazines.