body | color | collections | commodity | cube | document | fabric | fetish | gender | glass | home | identity | living | machine | metal | minimal | mobility | narrative | olfactory | organic |
pain | paper | plastic | plugs | power | protective | rectangular | ritual | round | sound | souvenir | spiritual | style | text-based | time | tool | touch | uniform | value | visual | warm | wood
|Compact Disc: Sonic Youth - Goodbye 20th Century|
Narrative: Copper sourced from Chile, Peru, or Ecuador and produced in a factory in the United States; aluminum from Russia or China; polycarbonate plastic from California, South Africa, Somalia, South Korea, or Germany; boxite from Australia, and parts assembled in a factory in the United States.
Petroleum refineries; Power generation and supply; Plastics material and resin manufacturing; Coal mining; Alumina refining and primary aluminum production; Other basic organic chemical manufacturing; Oil and Gas extraction; Motor vehicle parts and manufacturing; Truck transportation; Oil and gas extraction; Iron and steel mills. Land use includes: Logging; Forest nurseries, forest products, and timber tracts; Cattle ranching and farming.
Distributed through Sonic Youth Recordings (SYR). SYR was established by Sonic Youth in 1996. It was set up to allow the band to release records by themselves and their friends without the commercial pressures of a major label.
I bought this CD when I worked at Borders Books in Boston, Massachusetts with an employee discount, moved it to Portland, Oregon; Norfolk, Connecticut; Rotterdam, Netherlands; to New York City. I'm currently living with it in Brooklyn.