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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "...It's astonishingly immediate, inescapable, and faintly perplexing" - The Guardian 

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “ ... below the water, harmonies can turn haunting.... Here submerged in sound, the audience get to be in control” – BBC Television News  

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “...Swimming in water that carries an audible dimension is immensely pleasurable.  Noise surrounds you physically. It is both highly individualising as you are wholly immersed in your own senses without the possibility of communication, and extensive as it carries your awareness out across the expanses of your environment...

Exploring sound through a co-ordinated fluid, weightless movement. I suspect that it was rather like being in the womb.” - Mizled Youth

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Succeeds in truly making the audience active participants - not only aware of the environmental sound but eagerly anticipating and enjoying it... Wet Sounds managed to bring a niche art form to a public space frequented by people usually ignorant or uninterested in that niche and display it in such a fashion so as to make them interested ... Exhibitions dont get much more successful than that." - WIRE Magazine

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ " time progressed the combination of swimming/floating and hearing, seeing and feeling the extra stimulus created a very interesting state of mind... After 45 minutes or so I didn’t want it to end. In fact, by that stage I didn’t want to ever leave the pool and was happy to live the rest of my life in contented chlorinated haze. Wet Sounds may yet prove to be one of the most interesting and memorable experiences of Brighton Festival 2019." The Brighton and Hove Independent 

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