Santa Monica, CA (February 15, 2019)—Production music house Killer Tracks and independent record label Wax Ltd. have partnered to launch a new production music label, Audio Wax, that will be led by multi-platinum-selling producers/songwriters and Wax Ltd. founders Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry.
Launching with four albums, Audio Wax’s catalog will span anthemic rock, indie/alternative, motivational and uplifting/atmospheric. For the recordings, Gagel and Barry enlisted musicians and producers associated with Wax Ltd., including from the bands Blondfire, Redlight King, Passion Pit, Best Coast and Family of the Year. Recorded with live musicians, Audio Wax’s albums are available now through the Killer Tracks website. Additional releases are planned throughout 2019.
Wax Ltd.’s studios are located on the site of TTG Studios in Hollywood, which hosted classic sessions by Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, the Velvet Underground and others. The studios offer current-day recording technology and vintage gear, including a unique collection of guitars, synthesizers and amps.
Since founding Wax Ltd. in 2011, Gagel and Barry have developed new talent across a range of genres. Successes include indie-produced singer/songwriter Zella Day’s breakout hit, “Kicker,” as well as Family of the Year’s critically-acclaimed 2012 debut, Loma Vista. Recently, Gagel and Barry co-wrote and produced Swedish singer Elliphant’s single “Til the End,” featured in the film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Wax Ltd.’s current roster includes up-and-coming artists Blondfire, WORLDS, Nona and Emerson Star, among others.
The creation of Audio Wax builds on an existing relationship between Gagel, Barry and Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music company. Gagel and Barry have previously written and produced numerous songs for Killer Tracks’ library. Past works have used in promos for HBO and the Golden Globe awards, and commercials for Nokia and other brands.
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