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LNA - BIO

Your favourite dyslexic producer.

Liina “LNA”  Turtonen is a musician, music producer, and YouTuber based in York, UK. She produces and performs chill house (Organic/Deep/Tropical/Progressive House) and electronic music with a Nordic influence. LNA is known for her bi-lingual lyrics and for combining electronic music with orchestral, organic, and cinematic sounds. She is the creator of an audio/production channel on YouTube called ‘LNA Does Audio Stuff’, and she is an Ableton Certified Trainer. LNA also works as a sound designer. In 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. She is currently writing a book on creative confidence for Routledge. 

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, composition and sound design.

Qualifications:

The University of York – MA Music Production 

The University of The West of Scotland – BA Commercial Music

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LNA & MUSIC

Honest tunes with awkward dance moves. 

LNA's style can be described as a chill house (Organic/Deep/Tropical/Progressive House) rooted in both Nordic and classical influences. In her music, she combines organic, acoustic, and electronic sounds into beautiful and melodic compositions. LNA is known for using violin, saxophone, synths, mellow vocals, and House beats as the main elements whilst exploring modern dance music sounds together with 80's and 90's vibes. With a unique blend of skills, she also produces, mixes, and masters her own music. 

 

Raised in an environment of art, she learned not to be scared of constantly pushing the boundaries of genres to explore new sounds in production and songwriting. In her Spotify, you will see the journey LNA has taken as an artist and a producer. The first album ”Kasvutarina” was written between the ages of 17 to 25, after which she produced the album only knowing audio tech for a couple of years. Since then, her style has evolved through the years from electropop to house music and EDM worlds. Now she has found a home in the Chill House, finally feeling like she is making music she truly loves. 

When performing live, LNA uses Ableton Live & Push, expertly blending instruments, electronic violin, vocals, and synthesizers to create captivating experiences for her audiences.

As a Finnish artist who spent over a decade in the UK, LNA skillfully incorporates language and culture into her music, infusing her lyrics with bilingual expressions that add a unique depth to her compositions.

Listen to LNA's music here.

Watch music videos and live performances here.