LNA - BIO
Your favourite dyslexic producer.
Liina “LNA” Turtonen is a music producer, musician and YouTuber based in York, UK. She is the creator of an audio/production channel on YouTube called ‘LNA Does Audio Stuff’, Ableton Certified Trainer and the co-founder of Equalize Music Production. She produces and performs her own music under the artist name LNA, creating electronic music with a Nordic influence. She also works continuously together with dance company Tin Arts on music compositions for dance pieces, as well as interactive sound design.
LNA is originally from Finland and her background is in theatre, classical music, and live performance she is a former music production Lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire. Now in her career, LNA is concentrating on her own music, production and songwriting collaborations, YouTube, Patreon, sound design and a book she is currently working on for Routledge.
The University of York – MA Music Production
The University of The West of Scotland – BA Commercial Music
What I Do
Music // Songwriting //
Equalize Music Production //
Creative confidence // Motivation
LNA DOES AUDIO STUFF
YouTube Channel that makes production approachable to everyone.
LNA is best known for her YouTube channel ‘LNA does Audio Stuff.’ An innovative music production tutorial channel that is known for its fun and approachable style, and challenges the views on gender within the YouTube audio industries. It features detailed tutorials, for example in Ableton Live, music production techniques, new music production gear, etc. LNA does also fun music production challenges that aim to entertain, as well as de-mystify the audio industry and make it more approachable for everyone.
In February 2021 LNA published her debut documentary about women in music production called: in ctrl – A Journey Into Music Production. This documentary is done together with Music Production For Women.
The documentary and other channel content are featured below:
LNA & MUSIC
Honest tunes with awkward dance moves.
She is originally a classically trained musician, who found a new inspiration for her music and live performance, after learning electronic music production and becoming fluent with Ableton Live. She produces, mixes and masters all her music, as well as produces, writes and mixes for other artists.
She describes her style as carefree house/electropop, that has strong roots in Scandinavia and classical music. Growing up in a household full of art and music, she grew to make music more than listen to it, and that is why she loves breaking genre boundaries and searching constantly for new sounds both in production and songwriting.
LNA performs live using Ableton Live & Push2, instruments, vocals and synthesizers.
More music here.
LNA AS AN
Fun & approachable workshops, speeches and courses
LNA is an experienced educator, Ableton Certified Trainer, workshop leader and motivational speaker.
She started her educational career as a workshop leader for Yorkshire Sound Women Network, from there she found her current business partner Emily Johnson, and together they founded Equalize Music Production. It is an educational platform promoting diversity in the audio industries, offering live courses, events, tutoring, and services for businesses.
She is also a former lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire where she taught BA Music Production courses in DAW-based music production (Teaching ProTools and Logic Pro x).
LNA currently offers a FREE mixing course on her YouTube channel.