Tony Pike, the British-born Australian founder of infamous Ibiza party mainstay Pikes Hotel, has launched a campaign to raise money for urgent cancer treatment.
Writing on his GoFundMe page, Pike revealed, "I am 84 years old, and I have prostate cancer and skin cancer. People think I am a multimillionaire because the hotel is sold. The opposite is true."
Pike has set his goal at €26,000.
DJ Harvey has been appointed Cultural Attaché by Pikes, Ibiza. The iconic selector has been tasked with launching new label Pikes Records.
Less than a week from commencing his third consecutive Mercury Rising residency at Pikes Hotel, DJ Harvey has an intimate knowledge of the club and its attendees. ‘The Sound of Mercury Rising’, available 29th September, celebrates that connection.
Paul Oakenfold will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his seminal 1987 trip to the White Isle with a four-week “Generations” residency at Pikes Ibiza during 2017.
Commencing 2nd August, the Wednesday residency welcomes the Balearic stalwarts of DJ Alfredo, Danny Rampling, and Nicky Holloway, whom ushered in the second summer of love three decades ago.
DJ Harvey is back at Pikes, Ibiza, for another eight weeks this summer for the re-launch of his Mercury Rising party.
The DJ legend is taking up the residency for a third consecutive year, with all-night sets scheduled on Mondays from 7th August to 25th September.
He's also set to head up Pikes Records, alongside Pikes owners Andy McKay and Dawn Hindle, with the first release a Mercury Rising compilation.
Melon Bomb man Juan Corbi makes his debut release as Corbi via Anna Walls’ The Bricks label this week (24th June), and we’ve got the exclusive play of ‘Cosmo’ from it below.
Corbi is one quarter of Melon Bomb, who have been making waves on the White Isle over the last couple of years with parties of deep and soulful house at Pikes Hotel and Ushuaïa beach Club. And he’s subsequently adopted the island as his home, spending the quiet winters there honing his production craft.