DEBRIDEMENT [Chair Kickers Union, 2003] from Sadness is in the Sky The opening track from Rivulets’ new album sets an uneasy precedent for what is to come, but it’s what follows ‘An Evil’ that really leaves an immediate watermark. The 4 minutes of ‘Cutter’ are bare, brittle, and utterly captivating. Like Duluth neighbors Low or […]

DEBRIDEMENT [Chair Kickers Union, 2003] from this is not tv “Debridement”, the second album from Rivulets (aka songwriter Nathan Amundson) arrived on my doormat from sources unknown. Questions of how it came to our hands, however, became instantly irrelevant on first listen to this absurdly minimalist gem. Opening with the disembodied, Gaelic tinged lament “An […]