Category Archives: Feature

fakelife releases new single "Drugs All Night"

“Drugs All Night was a song that came very quickly and seemed to fall from the sky. It’s a song about finding yourself wrapped up in a new and exciting relationship that seems to explode and die out just as quickly. I’ve always wanted to write a song about this… Read More


Produced by Xandy Barry, Reda Haddioui and Fakelife.

WAX LTD Partners with Riptide Music Group & Debuts New Showcase Series

The inaugural event was complete with live acoustic performances from Born Rivals, WORLDS, and Modern Monet. Stay tuned for future showcase announcements at the WAX LTD Hollywood Studio.

AUDIO WAX Visits NAB 2019

Successful launch of the AUDIO WAX Label in partnership with Killer Tracks at the NAB Convention this year in Las Vegas.  More information on NAB may be found HERE.  

WAX LTD Starts New Production Label - AUDIO WAX

WAX LTD has started a new production music label called AUDIO WAX in partnership with Killer Tracks/Universal Music. They will be releasing 10 albums a year that will involve many of the amazing artists Wally Gagel and Xandy Barry have worked with in the studio. Watch the full introduction video HERE.

Blondfire's "Natural One" Featured on National Geographic's "Valley of the Boom" EP

Sony Classical releases soundtrack to National Geographic’s “Valley Of The Boom” –  featuring Blondfire’s cover of “Natural One” – check out the full EP HERE.

Emerson Star's "Pistol Grip" Featured on BuzzBands' Favorite Songs of 2018

Honored to have Emerson Star’s “Pistol Grip” included in BuzzBand’s “Favorite Songs of 2018” list. Check out the full list HERE.

Elliphant's "Til The End" Featured in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Co-written and produced by Wally Gagel, Xandy Barry, and Reda Haddioui, check out Elliphant’s “Til The End” in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Out now in theaters!

Modern Monet Partners with Wells Fargo and The Tournament of Roses

Modern Monet partners with Wells Fargo and the company’s 14-year collaboration with the Tournament of Roses.  In participation with this year’s Tournament theme – “Melody of Life” – Modern Monet’s musical journey will be highlighted though a digital content series, pop up concerts, & various events. Check out the first vignette… Read More

Born Rivals Play Tobi's Sonic Retreat

Born Rivals played a stripped down set at Tobi Lynn’s exclusive new live music series – Tobi’s Sonic Retreat. More information about last night’s show and this exciting new live series may be found HERE.

Blondfire's "Here and Now" Featured on S.W.A.T.

“Here and Now” by Blondfire featured on Thursday, 11/15’s episode of CBS’ S.W.A.T.

Variance Magazine Premieres Rows' New Single & EP - "Something More"

“‘Something More’ is a song about heartbreak and the courage it takes to end a broken relationship,” the band’s singer-songwriter Matt Couchois tells Variance of the track. “It’s easy to wallow in self-pity after a break-up, but the hardest part is learning to accept what was wrong and find the strength to… Read More

BuzzBands Premieres Emerson Star's "Pistol Grip"

Emerson Star releases new single “Pistol Grip” and new video for “Wasted” – premiere on BuzzBands.  Listen to the full track and watch the full video here.

Meiko's New Single "Back in the Game" Featured as KCRW's "Today's Top Tune"

“Meiko is a staple in the Los Angeles music scene, and her songs are a natural fit for TV shows and film. When asked about “Back In The Game”, Meiko says, ‘It’s a ‘going-out’ anthem for the broken-hearted. You know, brush your knees off, get back in there, and kick… Read More

"Strange Feeling" by WORLDS Featured in The CW's Dynasty

Listen to “Strange Feeling” – WORLDS here.

WOLRDS chosen for the ALT987 February Aritist in Residence

“ON AIR: Sundays from 9pm-10pm.CLOSE TO HOME celebrates the vibrant LA music scene with vim and vigor. The show is curated and hosted by tobi. Get social with her @tobitalks. #tobitalks*submissions only considered if the band/artist is based in LA.” (More information here.)

Escondido Releases Live Video of "Try"

Filmed in Joshua Tree. Watch the full video here.

Buzz Bands premieres Emerson Star's "Wasted"

“L.A. quintet Emerson Star don’t come off as party animals — their buoyant guitar pop seems better for long drives and beach parties than late-night bingeing — but their darker new single ‘Wasted’ sounds a note of caution.” – Kevin Bronson, Buzz Bands LA. Check out the full article here.

Nona Releases Otherways - EP, Plus Hits Daily Double Feature

“There’s a vintage tone. The music and lyrics, which manage to be a bit wistful, often make me feel like I’m in a teen-movie montage (something I’m routinely aspiring to) or like I should be kicking a rock around, hands-a-pocket, considering my own nature. With moments of yearning, self-pity, confrontation and denial, there’s something for… Read More

WORLDS Featured on Electronic North

“Random trains of thought often go through my head. One of them was about what a modern version of Gainsbourg and Birkin would sound like if their particular brand of erotic troublemaking was to appear today rather than the 1960s. Good Shit answers that question with considerable gusto, seeing new… Read More

Blondfire's "Kiss and Collide" Featured on TV Land's Younger

Listen to the full track here.

Wally Gagel Attends the Premier of SXSW's International Songwriter's Camp

SXSW Songs featuring: Sigala, FREEDO, ELOQ, BHam, Soaky Siren, Sophie Rose, Chiara Hunter, Matt Hartke, Nico Rebscher, Kipp Williams, Kucka, Hank Solo, R.LUM.R, and Kelvin Jones.

Zella Day's "High" Featured in The CW's Riverdale Trailer

Listen to Zella Day’s “High” – co-written and produced by Wally Gagel & Xandy Barry – featured on The CW’s trailer for their new series Riverdale here.

Blondfire's "True Confessions" makes #2 on Buzz Bands LA Show’s Year-end Countdown

Check out the full list here.

Best Coast release new 7" vinyl for Record Store Day

Best Coast release new 7″ Vinyl for Record Store Day featuring the songs “Late 20s” and “Bigger Man” mixed at WAX LTD. The band will be guest DJs at Amoeba Check it Here

Zella Day to play Coachella Music Festival

Zella Day to play Coachella Music Festival  Saturday April 16 and 23, 2016 Story Here

Larkin Poe on Conan O'Brien

Larkin Poe is set to play their new single “Trouble in Mind” – written and produced by Wax Ltd. – on Conan O’Brien, April 6th, 2016.

KCRW premieres blondfire's new video for "Pleasure"

blondfire releases her self-made voyeuristic and psychedelic video for “Pleasure” on KCRW. Check it out here.

blondfire is Artist in Residence for Alt 98.7 for Feb!

blondfire has been selected to be Artist in Residence for the month of Feb at Alt 98.7 Radio Los Angeles. All month long the station will be featuring the band and playing their new release “True Confessions” Check it out here

Family of the Year Get The Simpsons "Barthood" Treatment

Family of the Year get The Simpsons treatment in a parody of Richard Linklater’s film Boyhood called “Barthood”.  The band’s song “Hero” is featured in episode 9 of season 27 of the popular Fox animated show.