Trey Anastasio likes to take measures into his own hands. The renowned singer/songwriter and genre defining guitarist took out his dissatisfaction with the major record label system by turning his passionate creativity into a platform for a business: Rubber Jungle Records, a record label built by Anastasio for Anastasio.
Rubber Jungle's maiden release is BAR 17, an album that continues his evolution as guitarist, songwriter and improvisationalist by creating a kaleidoscopic yet cohesive listening experience. Without the pressure of a multi-national conglomerate peeking over his shoulder, Anastasio was able to be completely himself on BAR 17: hard working, spontaneous and adventurous.
"I felt completely unleashed for the first time while recording," he admits