American Music Abroad 2015 – One of 11 bands selected for a Department of State-sponsored international tour out of nearly 250 applicants nation-wide.

"Mad Noise, the ubiquitous, scandalously funky acoustic/jazz/punk ensemble that haunts streetcorners and sidewalks..." – Ian S. Port, SF Weekly

“Best Band 2013 (Readers Poll)” – SF Bay Guardian

“Best Band 2012 (Readers Poll)” – SF Bay Guardian

“Best Band 2011 (Readers Poll)” – SF Bay Guardian

“Best Local Band (2011)" – Belinda Gu, The Daily Californian

“Best Hyperlite-Busking Outfit (2011—Editor's Pick)" – SF Weekly

"Bay Area musician Khalil Sullivan and his band Mad Noise...” – Nicole Kristal, Bi Magazine

“The name 'Mad Noise' came from a North Beach wino..." – Rachel Swan, East Bay Express