Greg Hawkes

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Smashing success

It feels as if all the music people these days were rushing toward a hyper-electro-modern future where they'll be programming drum machines hard-wired directly to their erogenous zones.
The New Collisions start things off right
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  May 29, 2009

The New Cars

On stage, the new line-up didn’t sound like a tribute act, and neither did it sound like a Cars/Utopia hybrid. It sounded like the real thing.
The new real thing
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 14, 2006

Bye-Bye Ric

How do you revive a legendary band when the frontman isn’t interested?
Rundgren joins Hawkes and Easton in the New Cars
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 31, 2006

The New Cars

With some kind of Killer(s) neo-new wave tide now undeniably lapping at the shores of mainstream pop and its underground analogue, the return of the Cars — one of Boston’s best-known new-wave breakouts — is a no brainer.
When old bands play new tunes
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 09, 2006