NEW MUSIC: Brian Dunne – ‘Nothing Matters Anymore’

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Brian Dunne has released “Nothing Matters Anymore”, a wryly self-aware new song that tackles life in post-truth America and brilliantly illustrates what it means to emancipate yourself from expectation. “Nothing Matters Anymore” is the second track released off his forthcoming album, which was produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver, Nick Hakim). Along with the song, he has also released an entertaining new video set in a convenience store and featuring an eccentric cast of characters all played by Dunne himself. Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Brian Dunne – ‘Nothing Matters Anymore’

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Brian Dunne

theaussieword.com catches up with Brian Dunne.

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How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry?

I have to say, I love the music in spite of the industry.  But basically, when I was a child, I saw this video of Springsteen playing “Rosalita” from 1978 and the crowd was attacking him the whole time.  My brain, being mush at the time, was traumatized and I’ve truly never recovered. 

What motivates or influences you in your quest to make great music?

Good question.  I really, above all else, want to be great.  In sort of a creepy, evil way.  I salivate when I think about being great.  I believe in it.  Other people’s quest for greatness in their art has enriched my life so deeply, and I think it’s one of the most beautiful things you can do with your time on Earth.  So I try to surround myself with people who I think are on that quest too, and they keep me in check.   Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Brian Dunne