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Image of Melissa Livaudais and Busy Gangnes
Photomontage of Telepathe's Melissa Livaudais and Busy Gangnes at Metro Chicago in 2009
Background information
OriginBrooklyn, New York
GenresExperimental rock, synthpop, electronica
Years active2009 (2009)–present
LabelsFederal Prism, The Social Registry, IAMSOUND
MembersBusy Gangnes
Melissa Livaudais

Telepathe (pronounced telepathy[1] and meant with some literal meaning[2]) are an electronic pop duo[3] from Brooklyn[4] consisting of core members Busy Gangnes and Melissa Livaudais.[5][6] The band also includes other occasional musicians,[7] such as Ryan Lucero.

Telepathe has toured with The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas, in addition to friend DJ Diplo,[8] Ladytron and The Faint. Their 2009 debut album, Dance Mother, was produced by TV on the Radio's David Sitek.[9]


Studio albums
  • Farewell Forest EP (2006)
  • Sinister Militia EP (2007)
  • Chrome's On It EP (2008)
  • "Throw Away This / Destroyer" (2011)


  1. ^ "On the Same Wavelength". The Washington Post. 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  2. ^ Stosuy, Brandon (2006-05-21). "Receivers". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  3. ^ Smith, Aidan (2009-02-08). "The Brooklyn buzz: Aidan Smith visits the capital of rock cool". The Scotsman. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  4. ^ Swash, Rosie (2008-05-27). "Swedish pop pixie takes it all too seriously". The Guardian. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  5. ^ Pattison, Louis (2009-02-07). "Homie, don't do that". The Guardian. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  6. ^ Pattison, Louis (2009-01-23). "Album Reviews - Telepathe - Dance Mother". NME. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  7. ^ Carew, Anthony (2008-06-20). "Hooked on pop". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  8. ^ Ramanathan, Lavanya (2000-11-07). "A Master Mixologist". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  9. ^ Colly, Joe (2009-04-16). "Album Reviews: Telepathe: Dance Mother". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2009-07-21.
  10. ^ "PlanningToRock – The Breaks (File, MP3) at Discogs". Discogs. Zinc Media, Inc. Retrieved 21 January 2012.

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