Trevor Dunn - Quotes

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Pop culture is not about depth. It's about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.

Pop culture is not about depth. It's about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.

NYC is chaotic. And I am attracted to chaos. ---->>>

I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard. ---->>>

It's too hard for me to comment on the sorry state of our culture. ---->>>

I don't really know why I chose bass except that it was different than guitar. ---->>>

I remember when metal was something you really had to search out, and now I hear it on car commercials. ---->>>

Different people bring out different aspects of ones personality. ---->>>

I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism. ---->>>

I mean, I would hope that I have a style or personality that is evident wherever I go. ---->>>

There's a reason I moved to NYC, and if I listed all the musicians on my list you'd grow weary. ---->>>

Harry Patch didn't get enough recognition. Jerry Garcia got too much. ---->>>

I need to broaden my horizons. ---->>>

If I can introduce someone to something new, as is constantly happening to me, then I am elated. ---->>>

Music is a very personal and emotional form of communication. ---->>>

The bungle tour is a bit up in the air due to the fact this at we are getting screwed by our overseas label. ---->>>

I have no inflated ideas about success anyway. ---->>>

I love being a musician. I love the lifestyle. But I think it's probably as difficult and frustrating as anything. ---->>>

I never understood why the metal heads in my school hated the punks. ---->>>

Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time. ---->>>

Bungle is definitely a priority right now.

Bungle is definitely a priority right now.

I take all of my music seriously and personally. ---->>>

I'm comfortable, but not satisfied and I hope to always feel that way. ---->>>

I've experienced as much fame as I ever want to. ---->>>

Being in several, disparate bands is what I thrive on. ---->>>

But I also like to be in control, like anyone else. I try to achieve a balance. ---->>>

I love playing in Fantomas, which is very strict in terms of composition. ---->>>

Mullets are still going strong in the south and places like St Louis or the Carolinas. ---->>>

Now I am obsessed with collecting Platypus paraphernalia. ---->>>

Well, I've never been to Japan so I couldn't say. I do know that we have a bit of a following there however. ---->>>

I guess the two Manifesto, Communicating Vessels, Mad Love, and some of his poetry made a significant mark on me but as far as bringing a literary element into the music I see it as a much broader assimilation. ---->>>

If you want music that speaks to you, that LISTENS to you, you have to go out of your way, which I enjoy actually. I'm constantly on a private-eye kick to find the totally obscure. ---->>>

It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-30, 1968
Occupation: Musician

Trevor Roy Dunn (born January 30, 1968) is an American composer, bass guitarist, and double bassist. Dunn came to prominence in the 1990s with the experimental band Mr. Bungle. He has since worked in an array of musical styles, notably with singer and Mr. Bungle co-founder Mike Patton; with saxophonist/composer John Zorn; brief collaboration with Secret Chiefs 3 and with his own avant-garde jazz/rock ensemble Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant and later with rock driven group MadLove (wikipedia)