London is turned into a late-night stage in Makeness’s new video

Watch the video for the Scottish producer’s “Stepping Out Of Sync.”

February 13, 2018

London on a cold, wet night can be an unforgiving place without a little hope in your heart. The two dancers in the video for Scottish electronic artist Makeness's new video have what it takes to beat the winter blues though, two-stepping to the synapse-firing sounds of the producer in his "Stepping Out Of Sync" video.

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The track is taken from Makeness's forthcoming debut album, Loud Patterns, due for release via Secretly Canadian on April 6. His mix of Caribou-esque songwriting and production chops are the perfect fit for a video that catches a pair of friends as they dance through puddles and outside a chicken shop, transforming a grey and depressing scene into something more exciting.

Speaking to The FADER via email, Makeness said: ‘Stepping Out Of Sync’ for me is about losing a little bit of a grip on reality. There’s a big nod to the world of pop music in the track and I wanted to reflect that in the video too. I think the video really captures the range of emotions that exist in the track, it’s upbeat and positive aspect alongside a layer of dissonance and confusion that lies under the surface."

Loosen your grip on reality a little and check out the video above.

London is turned into a late-night stage in Makeness’s new video