Stephanie Phillips

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

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

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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

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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

Retrospective | Lady Bo

I’ve spent the last few days researching my black female guitar foremothers in an almighty playlist that I’ll share with you all soon. In the process I discovered Lady Bo, … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk

I recently wrote an article about my experiences in a white majority punk scene and culture and why we need to talk about racism in the punk scene. The initial … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Review | Skinny Girl Diet / The Ethical Debating Society Split Single

Originally published at The Girls Are Skinny Girl Diet/Ethical Debating Society, Split 7″ EP, HHBTM Records When exactly did riot grrrl die again? Someone said it was in 1994, when it … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment
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