WAREIKA started as a creative project in 2007. Back in the school days the friends Jakob Seidensticker and Henrik Raabe formed a band called The Havana Boys, which was known as the house band of the famous Mojo Club in Hamburg. While playing a gig in a hot summer night Florian Schirmacher, successful with projects like Glowing Glisses, jumped up onto stage and the story began. Their very first release Men Village on Connaisseur Recordings demonstrates the deep influence of meditative jazz and hypnotic dub sounds that all three musicians are heavily into. Definitely no need to mention King Tubby, Sun Ra or especially the master of afrobeat Fela Kuti.