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Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Genres singer-songwriter, slowcore
Years active 2000–present
Labels Chairkickers, Important Records
Associated acts Infinite Light Ltd.[1]
Website rivulets.net

Rivulets is the nom de plume of minimalist singer-songwriter Nathan Amundson.[2]


Nathan Amundson was born in Denver, Colorado, grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and started Rivulets in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the year 2000.

He has lived in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Bloomington, Indiana and Duluth, Minnesota.[3] He currently lives in Denver, Colorado.

Rivulets has released albums on Chair Kickers' Union [4] Important Records[5] and O Rosa Records;[6] EPs on Acuarela Discos,[7] Silber Records,[8] and BlueSanct [9] and numerous compilation tracks and singles.[10][11]

Since the year 2000 Amundson has toured solo and with band members as Rivulets across the United States and Europe, including multiple European tours visiting Austria, Belgium, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.[12]

Additional musicians who have performed live or on record as part of Rivulets include: Alan Sparhawk (Low), Mimi Parker (Low), Bob Weston (Shellac).,[13] LD Beghtol (The Magnetic Fields), Chris Brokaw (Codeine), William Faith (Faith & the Muse), Christian Frederickson (Rachel's), Jarboe (Swans), Haley Bonar, Jessica Bailiff, Jon DeRosa (Aarktica), Aaron Molina (If Thousands), Fred Lonberg-Holm, Brian John Mitchell (Remora), Nathan Vollmar (Jandek) and Francesco Candura (Jennifer Gentle).

Nathan Amundson is a member of Infinite Light Ltd. with Aidan Baker of Nadja (band) and Mat Sweet of Boduf Songs. Infinite Light Ltd.'s sole album was released in 2011 on Denovali Records.[14]

He has also contributed to Vlor[15] and is a frequent collaborator with artists such as Clara Hill, Machinefabriek, Jessica Bailiff, Annelies Monseré, If Thousands and Remora.[16][17]


For a complete discography, visit rivulets.net.[18]



  1. ^ Infinite Light Ltd. Denovali Records Retrieved on 2014-12-01.
  2. ^ Loftus, Johnny. (2003-02-27) Rivulets. AllMusic. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  3. ^ WhosWho Chicago: Rivulets : CenterstageChicago.com - Chicago City Life in Chicago, Illinois. CenterstageChicago.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  4. ^ Allmusic.com Allmusic.com Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  5. ^ Important Records. Important Records. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  6. ^ O Rosa Records. O Rosa Records. Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  7. ^ Acuarela Discos. Acuarela Discos. Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  8. ^ Rivulets. Silbermedia.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  9. ^ Rivulets. Bluesanct.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-03.
  10. ^ Rivulets: You Are My Home - Page 1 - Music - Minneapolis. City Pages (2007-02-14). Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  11. ^ Stray Songs 2000-2010 Rivulets on Bandcamp Retrieved on 2013-07-01
  12. ^ Rivulets tour history. Rivulets.net Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  13. ^ Rivulets - You Are My Home. Brainwashed (2006-09-12). Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  14. ^ Infinite Light Ltd. Denovali Records Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  15. ^ Vlor. Silbermedia.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  16. ^ Nathan Amundson Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  17. ^ Rivulets discography. Rivulets.net Retrieved on 2013-07-01.
  18. ^ Rivulets Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  19. ^ The Alcohol EPs. Silbermedia.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.

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