Masthead Fonts

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Why I like this font: I like this font because it’s unique and creative. It shows the essence of indie music. This is the kind of font I initially imagined to be my masthead

Why I don’t like this font: It’s a bit thin to be a masthead, but I really do like this font anyway

Why it’s appropriate for my genre: It’s appropriate for my genre because it links to Indie artists like Scouting For Girls and Alt J.  These artists use fonts similar to these in their logos and album covers. This makes a link to my genre because I have artists that provide a link to my font. This font also shows the geometric side you normally see in Indie music.

Why it’s appropriate for my audience: It’s appropriate for my audience because it’s unique and creative. This can link to my audience because Indie fans are typically creative in the way they dress and listen to music.

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Why I like this font: I like this font because it shows the rustic side to indie music. It can show the rock side to indie music and I really like how it looks so distressed.

Why I don’t like this font: I don’t like this font because it’s quite a bit heavier than what you’d expect to see on an Indie magazine.

Why it’s appropriate for my genre: This font is appropriate to my genre because it does show the rustic side to Indie music. It can be associated with artists like Nickelback. This links to my genre because this font can be associated with Indie bands’ logos, like Nickelback’s.

Why it’s appropriate for my audience: This font would be appropriate for my audience because it shows the rock/rustic side to my audience. They’d be able to relate to the distressed font through the music that they listen to.

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Why I like this font: I like this font because it shows the urban side to Indie music. When you look at pictures of Indie artists or models, they’re usually in settings with graffiti and the city. This represents the urban side to Indie music.

Why I don’t like this font: I don’t think this font would merge well with the other kind of fonts I will have on my page. This is because it’s more distressed than I’d intent it to be.

Why it’s appropriate for my genre: It’s appropriate for my genre because it shows the urban settings that is normally seen in Indie music. It’s also quite rustic and this can be linked to well-known indie/punk artists like Nickelback and one of Fall Out Boy’s old logos. This shows a clear link to my genre because it links to well-known indie artists.

Why it’s appropriate for my audience: It’s appropriate for my audience because it shows the urban/rock side to my genre, therefore relating to my audience through the way it shows a certain way to the genre that many of them enjoy.

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Why I Like This Font: I like this font because it shows the geometric and unique side to indie music.

Why I Dislike This Font: I dislike this font because it may be a bit thin to be a masthead.

Why it’s appropriate for my genre: It’s appropriate for my genre because it shows the geometric side to my genre. It also shows the creativity within the indie genre.

Why it’s appropriate for my audience: It’s appropriate for my audience because it reflects on the fashion and originality of the indie genre and their taste in music.

My Final Decision…

I’ve decided to use the font Radiometry as my masthead because it’s unique and creative. It also represents the indie genre nicely. Therefore, I will use that font as my masthead.

 

 

 

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