The Bossa Nova Beatnik appearance at the Huntington Fall Festival 2015 is hearalded

Bossa Nova Beatniks in a feature article in The Village Connection

Tommy Numbers & the Wildcats written up in "Rootstime" out of Belgium.
"continue dancing and rock out for half an hour on these nine delicious covers"

The Bossa Nova Beatniks written up in Yugoslavia's national newspaper the "Balkan" -"music for all times and all countries." --- Dragan Stajic

"The Bossa Nova Beatniks turn the lilt of tropical island music into an idiosyncratic melange fit for the edgiest downtown club." ------- Joshua Tanzer for


"The Moon Unit" gets a rave review in the Nightbeat... "You won't believe this disc was recorded live in one take." --Kevin Amorim



Great review on the Internet - "smart, seductive songs in the best possible light"


Four years after The Beatniks were first called a "Hot Band" by Newsday, the sentiment is reinforced noting that "Gould and Mierlak's harmonies can't be beat."

Mike Breen of Cincinnati describes the Beatniks as "smokey gruff cool...swagering rugged and poetic" recieves Music Homepage of the Week from
"Got Them Rayguns" gets tremendous reviews in the New York newspaper "Newsday".
Bossa Nova Beatnik Tom Gould lets Newsday see the Suitcase Sized Beatnik Studio in the guise of a Roland VS-880.

They say "a sound that rivals the polish of major label releases, which frequently cost $100,000 or more. "

The Beatniks are recognized for their delicious blend of funky, folk music, ska and calypso.
"Danger Bongo Crossing" is recognized by the Voice.

"...coconut-scented relief to all."

--Ian D'Giff

Danger Bongo Crossing

makes #38 in the best 50 albums of 1999.

The Beatniks rock CBGBs as their performance reaches people around the world via streaming media.
The Beatniks take on France with the "Eleven Eleven" album.
"Danger Bongo Crossing" is recognized for excellence in songwriting, performance, and sound quality.

"...the Beatniks have crafted a singular sound that defies easy categorization but provides ample reward to the intrepid seeking out surprises that otherwise go overlooked."

--Isaac Guzman

"Danger Bongo Crossing" enters the charts at #1 where it remains for a solid month.
Bossa Nova Beatniks are welcome when they travel as seen by this clipping from The Courier-Journal - Louisville, Ky
With the release of "Heart to Beat" the Beatniks are called a Hot Band.
The "Heart to Beat" album gets well deserved good reviews from Huh magazine.
Early press from Scotland about the Gould Guy for "now" people back then.