Kami Knake is the founder, host, and producer of Bands Under the Radar (BUTR), a music podcast created in November 2004. BUTR podcasts have been downloaded over 3 million times, growing its grassroots fan base by introducing true music lovers to the best bands and songs that they never heard of. BUTR’s sole purpose is to be a trusted online music channel for a niche audience of music lovers who love to discover new music. BUTR aims to filter out the noise and present only the best of the best.
Kami also has a segment on South Africa’s largest rock station, 5FM, on DJ Jon Savage’s Power Nite of Rock program where she highlights a couple new buzzworthy bands each week.
With a B.S.E. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Iowa, Kami has spent the last 12 years working in the entertainment business clocking most of her time at Warner Bros. Records (WBR), Agency for the Performing Arts (APA), and Viper Room.
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