Rivulets

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rivulets
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]

Biography[edit]

Mimimalist singer-songwriter Nathan Amundson began performing as Rivulets in 1999 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was born in Denver, Colorado and grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He currently lives in Denver, Colorado. [3]

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

Since the year 2000 Amundson has toured solo and as a band member 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).

Infinite Light Ltd., a group consisting of Nathan Amundson of Rivulets, Aidan Baker of Nadja (band), and Mat Sweet of Boduf Songs has released one album on Denovali Records. [14]

Outside of his work as Rivulets, Nathan has collaborated with Jessica Bailiff and Machinefabriek, and acted as songwriter for Clara Hill.[15][16]

The fifth Rivulets album, I Remember Everything, was released on 12” vinyl by Jellyfant Records in 2014.[17]

Discography[edit]

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

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Twitter.com/rivulets Twitter.com Retrieved on 2014-08-19.
  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. ^ Nathan Amundson Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  16. ^ Rivulets discography. Rivulets.net Retrieved on 2014-08-19.
  17. ^ Jellyfant.com Jellyfant.com Retrieved on 2014-08-19.
  18. ^ Rivulets Discography at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  19. ^ The Alcohol EPs. Silbermedia.com. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.

External links[edit]