If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
M83’s ‘Oblivion’ Soundtrack Premieres at SXSW, Fits Movie Like a Glove
Known for their futuristic and haunting sound, M83 prove the perfect choice to score Tom Cruise's latest sci-fi flick, 'Oblivion.' (The group is, after all, named for spiral galaxy Messier 83). The soundtrack made its official, full debut during an event at SXSW on Monday (March 11), where music fans and movie buffs alike gulped down the new tunes with their drinks.