KEXP Celebrates World Goth Day



On Wednesday, May 22nd, KEXP is celebrating World Goth Day, declared "a day where the goth scene gets to celebrate its own being, and an opportunity to make its presence known to the rest of the world." We didn’t even make that day up, it’s real!

We’ll be playing all the darkness all day long on the Morning, Midday and Afternoon shows with special co-hosting from our resident Goth Kids Abbie joining Cheryl and Atticus joining Kevin. Listen at 90.3 FM or here on

Interviews + Articles:

Video Roundup

Video Roundup: World Goth Day 5/22

Layer on the black eyeliner and cue up Siouxsie Sioux — it's World Goth Day!

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World Goth Day: Fields of the Nephilim – Occult Cowboys’ Catalog is Ripe for Rediscovery

In Another of World Goth Day, KEXP takes a look back at the gothic cowboy aesthetics of Carl McCoy's Fields of the Nephilim

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Rewind: The Cure’s Disintegration Turns 30

KEXP takes a look back at The Cure's classic album in conjunction with World Goth Day

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World Goth Day: Throbbing Gristle's Cosey Fanni Tutti on Performance Art, Discomfort, and Her New Book Art Sex Music

KEXP's DJ Abbie chats with the legendary artist about expressing herself truthfully despite "notions of discomfort"

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Review Revue

Review Revue: Dead Can Dance - Aion

In anticipation of World Goth Day, this week's Review Revue spotlights the Dead Can Dance album Aion. See what KCMU DJs thought back in the day.

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