Indie music magazines have faired well in the latest ABC report, with The Fly and The Stool Pigeon seeing small increases in average readership and Proper Music Distribution’s Properganda seeing a huge rise.
Channelfly Enterprises’ free monthly The Fly saw an 8.2% increase in average readership during the six months from December last year to June 2012, moving from 100,574 to 108,827.
It’s year-on-year readership figures show an 8.4% increase, having stood at 100,386 in June 2011.
The mag improves on the last set of ABC figures, then, having shown a 0.4% drop in year-on-year readership in February.
Meanwhile The Stool Pigeon saw a small increase, it’s average readership up 1.7% period-on-period. It went from 53,676 at the end of December last year to 54,588 at the end of June.
Properganda magazine made the most impressive leap of the indies, however, with a period-on-period jump of 64% and an average readership increase of 68.8% year-on-year.
It claimed a 46,542 strong average readership in December and 76,339 at the end of June 2012 compared to 45,212 at the same point last year.