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Indie/Pop Questionnaire I am currently involved in making a music magazine that focuses on Indie/Rock music.

My target audience are males aged 16-19 who are interested in Indie/Rock music. I would be very grateful if you could answer the following questions about Indie/Rock music and music magazines by selecting/ticking the answers that apply 1. Are you a 16-20 year old female, interested in Indie/Pop music genre, please circle yes/no: YES NO

2. Who are your favourite pop/indie bands and who are you currently listening to? ……………………………………………………………………………………… 3. What attracts you to Indie/Pop music?  The lyrics of the songs  The instruments  The image of the Indie genre  Other (specify below) ……………………………………………………………………………………… 4. At what price would you be willing to buy a magazine for?  Nothing  Less than £1  £1-£2  £2-£3  £3-£4  More than £4 5. At the moment do you buy or read any music magazines?  YES (If yes, please go on to ANSWER question 6)  NO (If No please go on to answer question 7) 6. What is your favourite music magazine to read and why? ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………… 7. What are the reasons as to why you don’t buy or read music magazines? (Tick the most suitable for you)  They don’t interest me  They don’t seem to be aimed at people like me  They’re too expensive  I don’t buy/read any magazines  Other reasons (please specify) ………………………………………

8. If you were to buy a music magazine what would encourage you to do so? (Please tick)  Free gifts  Competitions (win CDs, tickets, etc.)  Exclusive news and interviews  Dates of oncoming gigs  Cheap price  Other (please specify) ………………………………………………………… 8. Which of the following magazines do you find the most eye-catching/appealing? (Circle response)

A B C D Why? ……………………………………………………………………………………….............................................................. ................................................................................................................................. 9. What would you like to see on the cover of a music magazine? Please circle the two things you would most like to see. Main image of a band or artist Bright colours Musical instruments Other (please specify) ………………………………………………………………………………………………... Lots of images scattered on the page Dull dark colours

10. What do you feel is important to see in a contents page? Circle the two most wanted items: Images relevant to the bands Short introductions to the articles Future magazines Chart updates Gig guides Up and coming music events

Other(please specify)………………………………………………………………………………………………… 11. What would you like to see in a double page spread article that would feature in this magazine: Interviews with bands/artists Large images News about new artists Which artists/bands would you must like to see featured? .............................................................. Thank you for doing my questionnaire Bright colours Gig details