Tag Archives: Goths In Trees

Goths In Trees Day: KEXP’s Photo Contest Winners

“Why Can’t I Be You…” — The Cure Last month, KEXP celebrated Goths In Trees Day, a duel observation of both Earth Day and the 53rd birthday of the Grandfather of Goth, Robert Smith. Not only did our DJs and staff don their darkest duds and embark upon the branches, but we encouraged our listenersRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: Interview with Goths Up Trees

As we mentioned, our influence for Goths In Trees Day is a website our Online Content Manager Jim Beckmann came across that had us all cracking up: Goths Up Trees. Thankfully, we were able to have a quick chat with the solitary Goth who runs the site: KEXP: How did you come up with theRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: KEXP DJ & Staff Photos, Part Two

Goths In Trees Day┬áis winding down, like the branches of a tree… But we hope all our listeners will continue to carry its spirit through the weekend, through Robert Smith of The Cure’s birthday on Saturday, and then Earth Day on Sunday.

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Goths In Trees Day: KEXP DJ & Staff Photos, Part One

Goths In Trees Day has finally descended upon us, like Peter Murphy descending on stage during a Bauhaus concert. With Robert Smith of The Cure turning 53 years old tomorrow, and Earth Day being celebrated on Sunday, KEXP has decided to honor BOTH these annual events at once with goth music, odes to trees andRead more…

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Into the Trees: A Goth Video Roundup

All day today, we’re playing celebrating Robert Smith’s (April 21) by playing your favorite songs by The Cure and other goth favorites. As a genre and a style, “goth” is pretty easy to stereotype (see The Damned’s “Grimly Fiendish” for a particularly campy version), but the truth is its influence spreads far and wide. GothRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: Introducing the KEXP Tumblr and Instagram!

“I’ve been looking so long at these pictures of you / That I almost believe that they’re real“– The Cure, “Pictures Of You” Oh, things will get real tomorrow with the long-awaited, much-anticipated Goths In Trees Day, KEXP’s dual celebration of both Earth Day and Robert Smith of The Cure’s birthday, and we’ll have lotsRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: We Said TREES…

DJ El Toro, we said Goths In Trees Day, not Goths With Cheese Day! Don’t forget! Goths in Trees Day is this Friday, April 20th, celebrating both Earth Day and the birthday of Robert Smith of The Cure. We invite all our listeners to share their best Goths In Trees (or, uh, cheese) photos withRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: How To Participate

As we mentioned yesterday, KEXP is killing two birds with one stone (how morbid) this Friday, April 20th with Goths In Trees Day, celebrating both Earth Day and the birthday of Robert Smith of The Cure. We invite you to join KEXP in this worldwide effort by taking your own pictures of yourself as aRead more…

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Goths In Trees Day: An Introduction

“Come closer and see / See into the trees…” — The Cure, “A Forest” This Sunday is Earth Day. This Saturday is the birthday of Robert Smith of The Cure. And to celebrate, this Friday, April 20th, KEXP presents Goths In Trees Day. Inspired by the website Goths Up Trees, we’ll be featuring photos ofRead more…

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