WOTE came from Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Their music genres are Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Ska, and Reggae. Members: Gianni Luminati Nicassio, Sarah Blackwood, Ryan Marshall, Mike Taylor, Joel Cassady WOTE is indie band formed in 2006. They have gained success around the world by making low-budget music videos of covers and originals. The band built their fan base independently with no help from record labels, booking agents or management. On early 2012, their cover song for "somebody I used to know" has became very popular on youtube. They even got appreciation from Gotye and Kimbra. On February, 2012, the music industry publication Crazed Hits reported that the band had signed a recording contract with Columbia Records. WOTE is best known for their covers of popular music on YouTube, making use of uncommon instruments such as the Ukulele and the Theremin, as well as looping samples.