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Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Here at Rocks Off, we love our writers dearly, but there's always room for more; frankly, right now we could use a few more hands on deck. The best part of it is, lots of companies may be looking to expand this time of year, but this job doesn't end when all those Christmas trees are off fighting erosion at Crystal Beach. We'll send you off to review concerts, talk to the folks who make those shows happen, and perhaps tally up the best Houston songs ever made about sneakers (or something like that) every so often.

Here's what we're looking for: Bright, opinionated souls who are passionate about music and not shy about telling other people about it. It helps greatly to live in Houston, or at least nearby. Professional writing or other journalistic experience is certainly a plus, but not a requirement; so is time served in a band or as a DJ, sound engineer, bartender or anyone else who can speak with authority about the local scene and music/nightlife in general.

It's a lot of fun, but it's not as easy as it looks either. Contact chris.gray@houstonpress.com if interested and we'll take it from there.


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