Ninja Sex Party
NSFW


4.5
superb

Review

by Nick Nelson USER (13 Reviews)
September 19th, 2014 | 29 replies


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: “We are Ninja Sex Party, and this is our first album. You’re welcome.”

Ninja Sex Party was formed in 2009 when Danny Sexbang (Leigh Daniel Avidan) met Ninja Brian (Brian Wecht) through mutual friends. Ever since then the New York based musical comedy duo has been writing kick ass jams, while stabbing dudes and writing tasty medleys. The band used the internet to their advantage by creating hilarious music videos, that caught the attention of animators RubberRoss and Egoraptor. After the Dinosaur Laser Party music video drawn by Egoraptor, NSP’s popularity skyrocketed propelling them into Youtube stardom. With NSP’s first album NSFW, the duo created an extremely consistent and hilarious album, with beautiful vocal harmonies and sugary sweet synthesizers and keyboards.

While the running theme throughout the album is sex, the jokes never seem passé or repetitive. Whether it’s all the common household items Danny’s banged or all the different items Brian likes to suck, the joke never gets old. The few lyrical variations on NSP’s tried and true formula, also work to varying degrees. Dinosaur Laser Fight for example doesn't mention intercourse once, but it’s still a delightful tune, and Puppies in Space is an epic like no other. Not every song is a lyrical gem sadly, Manticore’s guitar wankery and generic chorus about the mythical beast is really a decrease in quality from the rest of the album. Either way NSFW is a laugh riot, and besides one average song it’s incredibly consistent comedy wise, which is more than I can say for most musical comedy groups. *COUGH* The Lonely Island *COUGH*

Ninja Brian’s synthesizers are incredibly bright and bubbly, for instance the intro to NSP Theme Song has an infectiously catchy synthesizers lead. It always creeps into your mind, even when you haven’t heard the track in ages. Some of the synthesizers utilized are extremely vibrant and lively really changing the pace of song in a few mere seconds. The beat created for The Decision does it’s job, but it’s nothing original. The piano playing on Objects of Desire and I Just Want to Dance is well done, and it meshes very nicely with Danny’s vocals. The Drums on this album are serviceable to good, except on Manticore where they are a joke. The sound effects and spoken word sections on the album are also exceptional, like the snoring in Three Minutes of Ecstasy, and the conversations in No Reason Boner specifically stand out as pieces of comedy gold. There is a quite a few different instruments used during NSFW, which is joked about in the song Outroduction:

"I'm particularly impressed by the way you're simultaneously playing the piano, pan flue, maracas and gong next to me right now."

Danny has taken vocal lessons for a long time and it shows, his voice is just about perfect. There isn’t a single weak moment on this album vocally, and the vocal harmonies Danny creates himself are truly beautiful. The melodies a lot of the time clash brilliantly with the crude lyrical material.The tone in his voice is incredible, and even without the music videos you can instantly describe the emotion he’s conveying. His range is also fantastic, he can sing higher tenor notes in his full voice, than most can falsetto. Speaking of falsetto, when Danny uses his it’s heavenly especially near the end of Three Minutes of Ecstasy. He is also very adamant that he doesn’t use auto-tune in his music, his pitch consistency is just that good.

NSFW is a collection of hilarious tracks with bright and colorful synthesizers and strong vocal melodies. The lewd and at times absurd lyrical material is certainly nothing short of great. With a debut this promising, NSP will surely go down as a group to be admired for years to come for their great work drive (releasing a new album every year), and for consistently making laugh out loud tunes.



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Comments:Add a Comment 
scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


I call dibs on Attitude City.

Also tell me all the mistakes I've made : )

PS this is really a 4, but it's a 4.5 for me.

ArsMoriendi
September 19th 2014


21684 Comments


Great review. Doesn't sound like it's really my thing though so I probably won't check it out...

Pos'd though.

Digging: The Knife - Deep Cuts

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
September 19th 2014


55292 Comments


watch Game Grumps play P.T. Danny loses his shit

Digging: Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


Ars you like silly music like Ween, so there's still a slim chance.

And thanks!


scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


Trebor. I saw that episode and it was hilarious. Dan's a huge pussy when it comes to horror games.


ArsMoriendi
September 19th 2014


21684 Comments


Yeah, but all of the silly music I like is also musically focused and usually experimental.

This is more like The Lonely Island, right? Not that anything is wrong with artists like those... I still occasionally look up
"Sax Man" for a laugh.

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


I just compared NSP to The Lonely Island, because they are both musical comedy bands, that got big because of the internet. NSP is much much better than The Lonely Island musically.

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
September 19th 2014


4408 Comments


SWAG

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


My swag's off the charts yo

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
September 19th 2014


4408 Comments


Also, nice review. Pos.

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


Thanks EO!

Have you listened to the euphoric band NSP?

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


For anyone who wants to check out NSP:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UygoPVr7Aok

YakNips
September 19th 2014


18935 Comments


"Yeah, but all of the silly music I like is also musically focused and usually experimental."

ew.

Mongi123
Contributing Reviewer
September 19th 2014


18848 Comments


Good review man. I enjoy GG a lot. I wish Arin would stop saying "check it" but I laugh a lot during their playthrough of Mario 3D World.

Supercoolguy64
September 19th 2014


8049 Comments


Brain the Ninja is best keyboardist

Digging: Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime

scottpilgrim10
September 19th 2014


4748 Comments


Mongi123 their let's play of Mario 3D world is amazing. I'm sad it's almost over.

Scg64 better than Mozart agreed

Supercoolguy64
September 19th 2014


8049 Comments


Dinosaur Laser Fight has the best music video ever made.

YakNips
September 19th 2014


18935 Comments


"Dinosaur Laser Fight has the best music video ever made."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cb3QQ8Vf1G0

Supercoolguy64
September 19th 2014


8049 Comments


yak what the hell was that

YakNips
September 19th 2014


18935 Comments


the best music video ever made



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