Stephanie Phillips

Stephanie Phillips is a London-based freelance journalist and editor of a selection of B2B magazines for Progressive Digital Media.

Interview | More than “just” a singer

The human voice has always been an enthralling and powerful instrument to me. The sound that escapes through parted lips can tell the deepest truths in a world where honesty … Continue reading

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Review | Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter (Fortuna Pop!)

Despite what many a cantankerous punk will tell you it really doesn’t take too much to start a DIY band. It’s easy enough to find like minded, rough and ready … Continue reading

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The State of the British Media Panel Discussion

I recently spoke on a panel put together by Consented TV about the state of the British media. The panel featured Peter Yeung, Josh Kitto, Sunny Singh, Sirena Bergman and Maurice Mcleod. … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Magazine for the People: An Interview With Hanna Hanra

Whenever I walk into a newsagent’s in search for a music magazine that appeals to my wide ranging tastes, the wall of white male rock faces always leaves an overwhelming … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Do Women of Colour Find a Place in the Punk Scene

  This article has been adapted from a talk given at the event, Off the Shelf in Sheffield, October 2014 I am lucky and I know that. I am lucky … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Black Renaissance is Here

It happens every year; the same time every year. We know it so well; the lead up, the commotion and the eventual indifference. Awards season is upon us and with … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Audio of Women Make Noise Discussion

I took part in a panel discussion called Women Make Noise as part of the Off the Shelf festival in Sheffield. The discussion focused on women’s experiences of music culture … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disrespectful dancing: clinging to the edge of the mosh pit

Sway to the right, sway to the left. Uniform in motion and occasionally in style, the gentle dance that occurs in the pit can be a mesmerising experience, that is … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Women Make Noise: A Discussion

I will be taking part in the panel discussion ‘Women Make Noise: A Discussion’ at Off the Shelf in Sheffield in October. LaDIYfest Sheffield will host a panel discussion on … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Singing and self recovery

Like most people stress can get the best of me. Project after project, priority after priority: it can eventually become too much. I started to look for ways to tend … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review | Girls: meet your punk foremothers

When it comes to documentaries on women in punk, the topic is usually given a brief five minute recap. A few token women are name-checked in between various dog-toothed male … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

No I won’t get your tea on: self care in the punk scene

Here we go. The not all men brigade strikes again. Legend has it the army has soldier posted near every woman, primed and ready for the moment she questions any … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment
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