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Understanding Popular Music on TV »

Jeremy Orlebar | Thursday September 24, 2009

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Music, Television, Pop Music on TV, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

Use the three image links above to access’s excellent archive of Pop Music on TV Clips. When you click on one of the movie clips, you will see a ‘Download Spamblocker’ advert - ignore this and click on the ‘skip’ option on top right hand corner of the screen. The video should then be ready to watch.

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Popular Music Promotion »

Stephen Hill | Monday April 19, 2010

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, Hot Entries, Music, British Pop Music, Music Promotion, Other Topics, Television, Pop Music on TV

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Joe McElderry and Rage Against the Machine: a most unlikely chart battle!

In this scheme of work Stephen Hill compares the campaign for Joe McElderry’s ‘The Climb’ (UK number two, Christmas 2009) and Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’ (UK number one, Christmas 2009). He considers the ways in which the marketing of the two songs reflects very different strategies for the promotion of pop music in the 21st Century.

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Pop Music on TV Quiz »

Phoebe Prentice-Terry | Thursday August 27, 2009

Categories: Music, Other Topics, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Skills, Television, Pop Music on TV

These quizzes are best viewed in Firefox.

Firefox is an excellent alternative to Internet Explorer which is available free for both PCs and Macs.

WJEC GCSE Downloads »

Richard Gent | Tuesday August 18, 2009

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Comics, Music, Other Topics, Television, Pop Music on TV

Analysing Comics 1.doc

Analysing Comics 2.doc

Analysing Pop Music Videos.doc

Animated Film Mock Exam.doc

Animated Film Scheme of Work.doc

Animated Film Teachers Approach.ppt

Animation Films Essay Frame.doc

Comics Teachers Approach.ppt

Conventions Pop Music on TV.doc

From Russia With Love Annotated Poster.doc

Narrative Structure Comics.pdf

Pop Music on TV Checklist.doc

Pop Music on TV Intro.ppt

Pop Music Top Camera Shots.doc

Popular Music on TV Revision.ppt

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Popular Music on TV Mock 2008 »

Emily Gent | Monday May 11, 2009

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Music, Other Topics, Pop Music on TV, Staffroom, Mocks

WJEC GCSE Media Studies Section A Mock Exam

After viewing the video tape which consists of extracts from the music programmes use the notes you have made to answer the following questions.

1. Choose one of the music programmes shown and explain how two of the following are used to interest audiences. [10]

  • Camera Shots
  • Editing
  • Special effects
  • Characters
  • Stories

2. Create a new music programme which targets young people.

Task 1

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Music Links »

Richard Gent | Monday May 11, 2009

Categories: GCSE, Key Concepts, Institutions, Music, British Pop Music, Music Video, Other Topics, Production Zone, Audio Production, Music Press, Music Press History, Music Press Institution, Music Press Language, Music Press Links One, Pop Music on TV

EMI Group EMI is the world’s largest independent music company.








 Free access to a range of music on the Internet

Copyright and You. How Copyright Issues Can Affect Your Media Coursework. »

David Smailes | Thursday April 09, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Copyright, Media Language, Magazines, Music Press, Music, Music Video, Other Topics, Television, Pop Music on TV

If your Media Studies production is an audio visual piece then it will most likely involve the use of some music.  This might be in the background of an advert, to make a film trailer more exciting, or as the focus of a music video.

What you need to remember is that even though it’s incredibly easy to download music and sound effects from the Internet, it’s not always a good idea to use those files in your media production.

In this article, I’ll give you the information you...

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