Musician, producer and tastemaker, Joe Hertz, gives Notion an exclusive tutorial on how he makes a beat.

Averaging 2 million streams a month from fans around the world, south Londoner Joe Hertz has built up a loyal following, and it’s no wonder. The young creative makes beats that are both calming and uplifting, pulling inspiration from his upbringing on


Since first dropping music in 2016, Joe Hertz has steadily built up collaborations with some of the UK’s most exciting musicians, including James Vickery, Pip Millet, Barney Artist, Franc Moody and more.


Just last month, Joe Hertz released his debut album, the 13-track ‘Current Blues’. Packed full of collabs, the record has been in the works for three years, acting as a documentary of sorts for the the journey he’s been on so far.


A regular host of live twitch streams from his studio, Joe’s always been keen to share his wide knowledge of music tech with his fans and fellow electronic music lovers.


In this exclusive video, Joe demonstrates how he makes a beat. Check it out!

To hear more expertly-made lo-fi beats, dive into Joe Hertz’s debut album, ‘Current Blues’ below.


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