Karriem Riggins – Headnod Suite

Second album from the Detroit drummer/producer/musical genius. Just like Alone Together, I was pretty blown away by this record. The beats are varied, polished and full of bounce. Some sound more like hip hop, others like jazz, and many were a balance of both. The fact that it doesn’t get stale even through 29 tracks is pretty amazing too. Riggins picked the right title for this – your head won’t stop moving until it concludes. Easily worth the five-year wait.

Purchase Headnod Suite here.


Favorite Tracks: Cia, Chop Chop, Yes Yes Y’all, Detroit Funk, Cheap Suite 3, Fluture, Keep it On, Sista Misses, My Reflection, Suite Outro, Bahia Dreamin’


Rating: B+ (85/100)


image via Karriem Riggins & Stones Throw Records


– Benny P

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