6 best music production YouTube channels for beginners

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Need someone to guide you into music production? Here are six of the best music producer tutorial channels on YouTube to get you started.

Entering the world of music production with just a laptop and a dream can make for an exciting but lonely beginning. Luckily access to the internet is all you need to get you started out learning how to produce music.

YouTube is stuffed full of helpful videos for the beginner producer, from quick tips on plugins to in-depth DAW walkthroughs. There’s so many out there that it’s hard to know which are the best music producer channels for teaching you, and which ones are just showing off.

Here are six of the best music production YouTube channels for beginners to check out right now.


LANDR

Online music software platform LANDR’s YouTube channel mixes an entertaining format with super-useful tips, such as this vocal mixing tutorial using stock plugins.


In The Mix

Michael Wynne is the most serene and informative audio engineer on YouTube. Like a patient driving instructor, In The Mix safely guides you through the process and answers all your seemingly stupid questions, especially about FL Studio.


Andrew Huang

The one, the only Andrew Huang cuts through the confusing jargon and makes learning music production fun. His infectious enthusiasm is combined with a genuine love for sharing knowledge.


Produce Like A Pro

A slower style in these audio production tips from producer and engineer Warren Huart, passing on his decades of experience in a longer-form vlog-style. Different videos on the channel feature guest presenters and interviews with producers.


FireWalk

Here FL Studio techniques are explained clearly and simply. Complicated processes are carefully broken down so you can follow along step-by-step without distractions.


EDM Tips

Interested in electronic music production? From how to emulate EDM producers and genres, to quick tricks, EDM Tips has you covered.


Every new producer learns in different ways, and you might prefer to use YouTube channels to get inspired then spend the majority of your time fiddling around in your DAW. Trial and error is sometimes the best way to learn, as there’s no substitute for getting stuck in. Don’t forget that you can often explore the YouTube channel of your DAW for specific troubleshooting and how-to videos.

What’s your favourite go-to music production YouTube tutorial channel? Share the love in the comments below.


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I write about music for RouteNote, sharing fun stuff, news, and tips and tricks for musicians and producers. Also a saxophonist and hater of marmalade.

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