The latest print figures are in, and they’re not pretty. New Musical Express is down to less than 15,000 copies sold a week, with Q Magazine seeing a 21.8% year on year decline, and now averages 46,096 copies per issue. Kerrang! and Mojo have also seen their print sales decline.
NME’s publishers point out that its content is read by many more than read the magazine in its print heyday, pointing to an 85% increase in its mobile traffic year-on-year.
Are you one of the dwindling band who still reads music magazines? If not, what made you give up? Or perhaps you’re part of the growing demographic who have always got their music news, interviews and features online via blogs, websites, and social media.