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A video is projected on a screen hung above two live performers at microphones


“A unique and ephemeral experience…heady and spine-tingling…the filmed narrative is engaging and richly visual.” – The New York Times

“Full to bursting with humor, emotion and curiosity, “32 Sounds” is a uniquely mind-expanding plunge into a dimension of the human experience so many of us take for granted, a rare and rewarding sonic journey with the potential to enrich our lives…puts the entire act of listening in context, such that I doubt I will ever hear things quite the same way again. ” - Variety

"An audible experience to behold and found myself fully transfixed by what Sam and JD Samson created...I did lose count and track of what we were listening to from there on, just as Sam predicted we would. This documentary is well worth plugging into." - Script Magazine

"An immersive poem of a documentary, an ode to sound, and provides a better understanding of the many sounds we encounter: including the sound of silence...The binaural experience of the headphones heightens the score in brilliant ways." - Hammer to Nail

"Felt like bathing in aural sensation." ; “…a delightful, joyous film that changes the way you look at — or maybe listen to — the world.” - Vox

"Intelligent as it is hugely entertaining!" - Utah Review

“This is creative nonfiction at its finest that will make you think differently about how you hear the world.” - Seventh Row

“Moves steadily between the head and the heart, illustrating the associations that are made through certain sounds and the inflections that emerge from our subconscious and putting the intangible within reach as sound waves come to invoke waves of emotion. - Movable Feast

Performance photo (c) Maria Baranova