Wax Ltd

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Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry in the studio.
Background information
Occupation(s) Record producer, songwriter, engineer
Years active 2005–present

Wax Ltd is the production and songwriting team of Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry. Collectively and individually they have worked with a wide variety of artists including, Blondfire, Family of the Year, Redlight King, Zella Day, Miley Cyrus, Best Coast, Backstreet Boys, Rihanna, Lenka, Britney Spears, as well as Muse, The Rolling Stones, New Order, Puddle of Mudd, Rev Theory, The Folk Implosion, Eels, The Old 97's, Sebadoh, and many others.


Xandy Barry was in the New York based band Kilowatt and began his recording career at Green Street Studios and the Cutting Room before moving out to Los Angeles, CA. Wally Gagel was known for his work on the Top 40 hit Natural One by the band Folk Implosion as well as his involvement with Fort Apache Studios in Boston. He was also a member of the A&M recording act, Orbit. In 2005, after working on Barry’s solo album, “All the Money in the World” together, the pair began writing, producing, recording and mixing for other artists under the name WAX LTD. In 2009, WAX LTD moved their operations into the former TTG Studios in Hollywood, CA, where a number of acts from the 1960s and 1970s recorded such as Jimi Hendrix, the Velvet Underground, the Doors, Neil Young, Frank Zappa and the Animals.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]



Starting in 2010, the duo began producing, mixing, and engineering original sessions for iTunes. Working with artists such as Vampire Weekend, Gorillaz, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Maroon 5, Ozomatli, Metric, PJ Harvey, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Slash, The Decemberists, Shelby Lynne, Joshua James, and Best Coast.[10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21]


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  11. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Best Coast". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Metric". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-01-04. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  13. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Vampire Weekend". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-21. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  14. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Gorillaz". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-10-22. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  15. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  16. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session - EP by Maroon 5". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  17. ^ "Connecting to the iTunes Store". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  18. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-30. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  19. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session (feat. Myles Kennedy) - EP by Slash". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  20. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Shelby Lynne". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-07. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  21. ^ "iTunes - Music - iTunes Session by Joshua James". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 

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