We all know that YouTube is an excellent resource for learning just about anything, and music production is no exception. With the shift to online-based communities, collaborations, and education, it has become easier than ever to advance oneself professionally. Video has become the go-to medium for learning, and consequently music producers are quicker to learn concepts and skills like sound design and arrangement online as opposed to traditional methods. However, deciphering quality content from the masses can be difficult.
With this in mind, I’ve compiled a definitive list of the best available YouTube channels for music producers, broken down into the following categories: Magazines and Online Publications, Music Schools and Educational Channels, Soundware Companies, DAW Manufacturers, Established Artists, Recording and Engineering, DJ-Focused and General Channels.