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’, and she is an Ableton Certified Trainer. She produces and performs her own music under the artist name LNA, creating electronic music with a Nordic influence. LNA is known for her bi-lingual lyrics and for combining electronic music with cinematic sounds. She also works as a sound designer with different companies and organisations. 2019-2023 she has been working with Tin Arts dance company on music compositions, as well as interactive sound design.
LNA is a passionate advocate to help artists to become more confident in their creativity and find tools to work through their insecurities. As a neurodiverse person, she believes in finding power in authenticity. Her Patreon community is dedicated to helping people finish more music and feel confident in their artistry.
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
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 channel that is known for its fun and approachable style. It features detailed tutorials, mostly focused on Ableton Live, music production techniques, studio/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.
From 2019 to 2022 LNA posted a video a week on her channel and released over 200 tutorials, courses and studio-related videos. In 2023 she is focusing on creating content and tutorials around her artistry as an electronic musician, performer and sound designer. She often streams on her channel showing her workflows (music production and mixing) in real-time. For example, in November 2022 she created an album in only 7 days, streaming the whole process.
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: