Liina “LNA” Turtonen is a music producer, songwriter, and performer based in York, UK. She is the creator of an audio/production channel on YouTube called ‘LNA Does Audio Stuff’ and the co-founder of Equalize Music Production. She is is a former Music Production lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire, and now a full-time music producer, mixing engineer, musician, songwriter and educator.
Read a Sound Girls.org Feature about Liina and LNA Does Audio Stuff.
YouTube – LNA Does Audio Stuff:
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.
LNA is known for her fun and easy to understand tutorials about Music Production:
LNA – Self-Producing Musician & Performer:
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 describes her style 80’s influenced electro-pop, that have strong roots in Scandinavian melancholia and classical music.
Following her latest release in 2017, she now working on her next big release called “No, I’ll Do It”. It will be released in Spring 2021. Listen to her debut album Kasvutarina on Spotify
See LNA performing her song “Lovers” at the beginning of this performance tutorial video :
LNA as an Educator:
LNA 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).
Experience and Qualifications:
University of York – MA Music Production – 2017-2018
The University of The West of Scotland – BA Commercial Music – 2017 Graduate with Distinction
Skills: Music Production, Sound Engineering, Songwriting, Mixing, Mastering, Vocal Performance and Instruments (piano, guitar, bass, and violin). DAWs: Ableton Live, Logic Pro x and ProTools.
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Check out the press kit from here.
See a collection of previous work from the music page.
LNA Does Audio Stuff - YouTube Creator 2019 - Current
Equalize Music Production - Co-founder & Course leader 2019 - Current
Leeds College of Music 2019 - 2020
DAW Based Music Prodcution Lecturer
'Helm' by Tin Arts & Talent Hub Dance 2019 Sound designer/Music producer/Live performer
Songwriter / Performer 2019 Interplay Now - project & Recidency
Ableton Live Workshop Leader 2019 Part of Equalize workshops - Leeds and Sheffield Courses suppoerted by Ableton Live
Deer Shed Festival 2019 Ableton Push 2 Workshop leader and public speaker
York Art Gallery 2019 4 workshops - Electronic music and songwriting Part of Sound Like Her exehibiton
Gear4Music 2018 - 2019 Part-Time Customer Service Assistant and Technical Advicor
Vinson Concert 2017 - 2018 Recording Assistantship York Audio Engineer and Equipment Store Worker
Store & Studio Worker 2016 - 2017 University of the West of Scotland Equipment Store Worker & Studio Assistant