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Trevor Dunn Quotes

An American composer, bass guitarist and double bassist.
(1968 - )

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

Bungle is definitely a priority right now.

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

Different people bring out different aspects of ones personality.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

I need to broaden my horizons.

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

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

I take all of my music seriously and personally.

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

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.

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