Life Stuff - Finger Gun

UNXIGNED is independently run by a team of freelance writers and music curators helping underrated artists get the attention they deserve and guilt-tripping fans into checking out the irresistible. Help us keep the lights on with your riches, you lucky mortals or, better yet, give it to the most needy.

It’s easy to imagine ourselves as the star in our own personal movie. Hollywood’s all but dictated our expectations for life and love. If you can’t have or be ScarJo, are you just a supporting character in someone else’s movie? Life Stuff analyzes this infection but reminds us that we’re on our own journeys, regardless of what the silver screen says, in their latest single, “Finger Gun”.

“Life’s like a movie,” they open, “but it’s written like shit like no one cared for the script, and anyone can be the star.” The nonchalant delivery of this depressing reality might catch you off-guard, especially with the upbeat bounce of the harmony. But it’s that juxtaposition they want.

Best new tracks

Kabinett – “Blueberry Lips” April 25, 2022 by Ben McCoy
Sarpa Salpa - Dreaming Sarpa Salpa – “Dreaming” May 10, 2022 by Ben McCoy
Sam Celentano – “No Song” March 31, 2022 by Hans Abila

“Take out your fingers; make two L’s. Frame out the scene just for a change,” they sing in the chorus. Deep down, despite the façade the big screen promises, we know we need to reframe what’s in our view. We know it’s fake. The very next line in the chorus says, “Just for a laugh. Haha.” And that “haha” is almost painfully staged. We can see the illusion.

See also  Illunis - "101"

But we’re inside the illusion. The last few notes of “Finger Gun” mirror the opening, making everything a perfect metaphoric loop and literal one.  

Stream “Finger Gun” below.


Support independent music journalism. Support UNXIGNED.

UNXIGNED is all about the indie. As an independently run music and artist discovery blog, UNXIGNED's core values are founded on the belief that music, being a universal language and an essential part of culture, must be celebrated no matter the scene an artist represents. It is our mission at UNXIGNED to help deserving indie artists—seasoned and new—be heard globally and to produce quality content for readers and listeners to enjoy.

If you approve of this cause and wish to show your support for its upkeep and furtherance, you may do so by making a donation in any amount through these channels:


Buy Me a Coffee


If you're in the Philippines and have GCash, you may send your donation by scanning our QR Code through your GCash app.

We understand that not everyone is in the position to donate, given the most pressing problem we all face these days. Alternatively, you can show some love by simply spreading the word about UNXIGNED and the music you care about.

Leave a Reply


Highlighting the finest of underrated music.

Grow with us!