XANDY BARRY is a multi-platinum producer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. As a founding member of the production team WAX LTD, he has produced, mixed and written songs with a number of artists including Zella Day, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Blondfire, The Backstreet Boys, Nick Lachey, Jane’s Addiction, Redlight King, Adelitas Way, Lenka, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Maroon 5, Puddle of Mudd, Ozomatli, Slash and many others.
Barry writes and produces out of the landmark WAX LTD Studios in Hollywood. Originally designed by Tom Hidley in 1965 and formerly known as TTG Studios, WAX LTD STUDIOS continues to be an active pioneering recording facility. In 2009, the historic studio was acquired by WAX LTD and underwent major renovations.
An ardent student of music, Barry trained from an early age as a classical pianist and competed in various competitions in the southeastern United States. In high school, he added the saxophone and guitar to his talent arsenal. After graduating with honors and an English degree in creative writing at FSU, he studied the history of Gospel music as a graduate student at NYU under the private tutelage of Yvonne Pierre. He also studied music theory and orchestration with the contemporary composer Edgar Grana, and vocal training and technique with legendary professional vocal coach Katie Agresta while living in New York.
Barry was the lead singer of several bands including Sonny Sixkiller, Funnel, Digital Eden and Kilowatt. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.