is the progeny of visual artist Rob Corradetti, neuroscientist / lip balm specialist (Lips By Wong) Kaia Wong, and actor Matt Kaukeinen. Rob and Kaia wrote Let's Be Friends in the spring of 2007 following parallel break-ups from long term relationships. Helping each other get through tough times, they channeled their experiences - both concerning shared life on the road with the band and as individuals - into a semi-fictional, mostly-factual batch of songs.
At the core,
Let's Be Friends is about a boy and a girl who are best friends in a band - in the Big City. It's about their friendship but it's also about their individual desires to find love, to seek adventure, and to follow their dreams. On a broader level it's about loving one another - not as lovers - but as friends. Mixel Pixel met each other in Delaware in 1997. They have been performing shows in New York (and across the World) since 2003. They have toured with the likes of Man Man, Of Montreal, Yip Yip, The Show is the Rainbow, Weird War and more. In addition to Let's Be Friends they have an EP and a DVD coming out later in 2008 on Mental Monkey.
Mixel Pixel Upcoming Shows:
March 26 Pittsburgh, PA @ Howler's Cafe
March 28 Cincinnati, OH @ The Gyspy Hut
March 29 Richmond, IN @ Earlham College
April 18 Toronto, ON @ The Horseshoe Tavern
April 19 Montreal, QC @ Les Saints