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WCA #285 with Sam Pura – The F-Word, Smoking Weed, Doing the Hard Work, Intuition and, Being Responsible for Yourself

Sam Pura is a producer, engineer and mixer who runs The Panda Studios. Sam is known for his work with The Story So Far, Basement, and Hundredth as well as many, many others.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Smoking Weed
  • Flying Transparent
  • MySpace Days
  • Eric Valentine
  • The Emotion of Sound
  • Getting Past Gearlust
  • Impact, Clarity, and Depth
  • Making Bands Comfortable
  • Doing the Hard Work
  • Dealing with Coronavirus
  • Managers
  • Being Responsible for Yourself
  • Intuition
  • Work-Life Balance

Links and Show Notes:


  • Guest: Sam Pura
  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab