Alex Cuba’s “Caballo” Video + MP3

Check out the video for “Caballo” (Horse en Español), a Cuban-funk-rock track, conceived and produced in Smithers, Canada, where Alex Cuba currently resides. Alex Cuba‘s new album is self titled, to be released in the US on June 8th. Grab yourself an MP3 after the jump!

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Win Tickets to Erykah Badu’s New York Show

Erykah Badu just kicked off the Out My Mind Just In Time 2010 AD tour after the successful release of New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh. Concert goers on the 7th will also be graced with the presence of Janelle Monae and The Roots’ Questlove, who will be opening at the Roseland Ballroom that night.

Want 2 comped tickets to the show AND backstage Meet & Greets with Erykah? Travel over to New York Magazine’s Vulture to enter. After all that, check the full tour schedule at www.OutMyMindJustInTimeTour.com.

P.S. – We hear the next video coming will be for “Turn Me Away (Get Munny),” so stay tuned!

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Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno: Dog With A Rope + Bonus Tracks

Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno has just released the first single and title track for the upcoming album Dog With A Rope, that will be released July 13th through the infallibly funky label Tru Thoughts. Download “Dog With A Rope” after the jump, or buy the single and two exclusive tracks here on Think Indie. And as a bonus, we’re premiering this behind-the-scenes footage of the album’s recording in the Sonido del Valle studio in Cali, Colombia.

Last week you may have seen the Rich Medina Tru Thoughts Funk Mix of the label’s 10th anniversary compilation floating around the internets. Download the mix and a track from the compilation album, “Payback” by Beta Hector featuring Dionne Charles, after the jump!

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Carl Hancock Rux : “I Got A Name” Video

Check out this video compiled by award winning writer and recording artist Carl Hancock Rux for his song, “I Got A Name,” off the album Apothecary RX, released on Giant Step Records in 2004. The ever poignant Carl addresses matters of racial stereotypes with such a hypnotic groove, you won’t notice the edification until its too late. Enjoy this one from the Giant Step vaults.