Radio Roundup

KUKQ Is Dead (Yet Again) as Both Its Internet and Terrestrial Radio Revivals Are Off the Air

Stop us if you've heard this one before: KUKQ is dead and its demise is due, in part, to the influence of a bigger and more powerful local alternative radio station.

No, this is not a rerun from the mid-1990s.

And by the way, we're referring to both KUKQs -- the Internet radio station and the completely unrelated low-power FM station, each of which were owned by two different companies altogether and offered slightly different takes on the alternative genre.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.