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Then there's Joel Cassady on drums, who recently left college to learn from the school of life by playing music. When it comes to drumming, he is incredibly unique and captivating.
The band's axis shifted in 2012 when a cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" went viral (and then some) on You Tube.WOTE formed 6 years ago in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, releasing two full length albums and several singles independently.The band began creating low-budget You Tube videos that quickly resulted in an ever-growing fan base all over the world.And they certainly have a lot to share with the world. "Speeches," blends the gorgeous signature harmonies of WOTE's three vocalists with a measure of urgency provided by the ukulele and trumpet.Soon Ellen De Generes came calling, and then the band made appearances at Lollapalooza, Summer Sonic Festival in Tokyo, Japan, as well as a string of sold out shows in Europe, keeping the band on the go. O." The title is an acronym for "Realize Every Victory Outright." For the band, it also represents a revolution, a call for listeners to stay positive and keep striving for their goals. The track "Red Hands" was the first song penned by all members of the group since solidifying their current line-up and it is downright anthemic. O." One of the first videos to debut is for "Red Hands," and was directed by Ellis Bahl and the band.But they woke up to inboxes overflowing with hundreds of emails, endless voicemail messages and the news they were being talked about on radio stations around the world.
The song earned 4 million views in one day, and won praise from celebrities like Russell Crowe, Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Jason Alexander and Adele. The sudden spotlight snowballed into a plethora of viewers exploring their You Tube channel and enjoying the 60 videos/songs they have posted since 2010.
It required the musicians to perform parts of the song backwards, completely rearranged and at different speeds, all to be pieced back together at the end for a seamless rendition of the song while the band is walking through a warehouse.
But the video was no sweat really for five artists who can switch instruments as easily as a chameleon changes colours.
But they were determined more than ever to keep the buzz going, and WOTE got down to work in Gianni's studio in Burlington, recording their debut album for Columbia Records, called "R. The drumbastic chorus has such thrust it'll wake every cell in your body and have you thinking, "this is a band that wants to be heard." In keeping with WOTE's commitment to visual counterparts for their songs, the band will be releasing several videos for the tracks on "R. The video was, in true WOTE form, done in one take, and is an incredible vision that touches on everything the band is about stylistically.
It is completely idiosyncratic, and will stun you as you watch over and over again, studying every move and truly appreciating how amazing the strategy and production really is.
Marshall adds an incredible amount of charm to the band's sound.