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Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

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LONG-RUNNING BRITISH music publication Q magazine is to cease publishing after 34 years.

The announcement was made today by the magazine’s editor, Ted Kessler, who said that the reason for the folding was the Covid-19 pandemic:

The monthly magazine was founded by Mark Ellen and David Hepworth, a pair of British broadcasters known for their work on Whistle Test, a BBC TV series.

Over the years there has been a radio station – Q Radio – and TV channel, Q TV, as well as an awards ceremony the Q Awards.

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In a diminishing magazine market, Q magazine was one of the last remaining British mainstream music mags alongside the likes of Uncut and Mojo. The magazine featured interviews, reviews and features.

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