In the new book Gaga, New York City Catholic schoolgirl Stefani Germanotta's transformation into 24-year-old global superstar Lady Gaga is chronicled with rare photos, many of which are included in this gallery. Click through to see how the daughter of a successful tech business owner conquered the pop music world, from her early days practicing the piano at home on Manhattan's Upper West Side (above, left, in 1995) to her wildly theatrical live performances of 2010.
In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »