After arguably their biggest season to date – with residencies ranging from Paul Oakenfold’s Generations to Ibicenco favourite Melon Bomb – infamous Ibiza institution Pikes hotel are launching their own label. And who better to commemorate such a landmark, then giving the inaugural release to their own Cultural Attaché and legendary wildman, DJ Harvey.
The Sound of Mercury Rising has been mixed and compiled by Harvey, and will feature music that embodies the spirit of his Pike’s residency of the same name. The tracklisting can be found below.
The Ibiza Rock’s owned hotel is best known for featuring in Wham’s ‘Club Tropicana’ music video, and Freddie Mercury’s hedonistic parties. Owners Andy McKay & Dawn Hindle, formerly of Manumission fame, will oversee A&R on the label.
Locussolus – Next To You (Mercury Rising Edit)
Elkin & Nelson – Abran Paso-Ahoa
Eighth Wonder – I’m Not Scared (Disco Remix)
Idjut Boys – One For Kenny
Roberto Rodriquez – Mustat Varjot
Rheinzland – Like Before
The Project Club – El Mar Y La Luna (Lovefingers Remix)
DJ Pippi – Ibiza World Inspiration
Tony Esposito – Danza Del’acqua
No ID – Love Macanica
Tore – She’s A Lady
Gatto Fritto – Invisible Collage
Eric Duncan/Chris Munoz – Zona de Perigo
Street Corner Symphony – Symphony for the Devil
Rune & Chris Coco – Weekend Billionaires
Blue Camera – Golden War
Thankfully we’re happy to welcome Harvey back to UK shores, as he continues his quarterly residency at Ministry of Sound this coming Saturday (30.09.17) for the third instalment of his 2017 four-date run.
A cult-like figure within the scene, his antics have garnered one of the most endearing narratives in the industry. One of the last remaining rock stars, he carved his legacy long before the rise of the brash EDM superstar DJ. Known for tailor programming his sets, obscure records from prog rock to Balearic beat to acid house and special edits galore, Harvey promises take you on a journey like no other.
He’ll play all-night-long in The Box, whilst Session Victim and Harvey Sutherland play the 103 and Tim Sheridan takes-over The Loft.
Limited 1st release tickets are on sale now.
‘The Sound of Mercury Rising’ is the debut release on Pikes records and is out on Friday 29.09.17