The Pikes Podcast

Pikes Ibiza

Iconic Ibiza institution Pikes presents a series of conversations between some of the key players in the Ibiza music and arts scene.

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To celebrate the online launch this years Pikes magazine, we've put together a recording of Josh Jones interviewing Fatboy Slim at his home in Brighton. As one of the biggest DJs in the world, Norman Cook has seen it all, including a few late nights at Pikes. Tune in to hear more.Ahead of this, Dawn Hindle and Josh Jones talk more about the magazine reminisce over their favourite moments in Pikes magazines past, all of which are now available online.

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Apr 2020

46 min 59 sec

In this episode, we celebrate the forthcoming Pikes cocktail book by talking all things booze.Dawn is joined by former Ibiza Rocks host and current Love Island presenter, Laura Whitmore to reminisce about days gone by and discuss their favourite tipples.  Following this we hear from the editor of the book, Josh Jones, and the elusive Sunny (of Sunny's karaoke room fame), as they work their way through a room service menu of cocktails in a London hotel.Finally, Steve Hughes, the mastermind behind the recipes in the book, fills us in on the most ordered drinks at Pikes, and what some of our celebrity guests have requested on their visits.

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Mar 2020

49 min 23 sec

Join Creative Director of Pikes, Dawn Hindle as she heads to London for a very special collaboration with long time friend of the hotel, Blacks. First up, Dawn sits down with Blacks Head chef, Luke Thomas and Pikes’ very own Lee Milne, to hear all about becoming the UK’s youngest head chef, the ideal breakfast to cure your hangover, and to try to settle the age old debate of skinny vs fat chips.Following this, Dawn is joined by Richard Turner who is a major player at Hawksmoor as well as being one half of the prestigious Turner and George butcher shop. Tune in to hear Richard talk about moving towards a flexitarian diet (don’t worry he also tells you how to cook the perfect steak), as well as lifting the lid on an exciting new idea which may reach the island soon…

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Feb 2020

41 min 36 sec

It's January and Dawn takes advantage of the lull between seasons of excess, to speak to some of the more health conscious members of the Pikes family about ways we can each look after our mind, body and soul. Looking forward to the Rockovery retreat which takes place at Pikes in April, we talk fitness with personal trainer and nutritionist, Franky Vincentio, yoga and meditation with Cosmic Kim, as well as hearing about eating better from Pikes Head chef, Lee Milne.Find out more information at www.rockoveryretreat.com

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Jan 2020

43 min 42 sec

Have a lovely time with Pikes resident Artwork who sends us a Christmas message from Bali where he and DJ Harvey have retreated for the winter.

Dec 2019

4 min 12 sec

We hear from long time friend of Pikes and author of the most shoplifted book in UK history, Irvine Welsh. Tune in to hear Irvine recounting memories from his times on the island and to learn what his most famous character, Mark Renton, will be doing on Christmas Day.

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Dec 2019

4 min 7 sec

Pikes Magazine editor, Josh Jones joins us for the tenth day of Christmas to recount some of his own stories from his years at the hotel. Tune in to hear about the forthcoming Pikes cocktail book as well as Josh's tale about Tony Pike and Jon Bon Jovi going chariot racing...

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Dec 2019

6 min 31 sec

Hear from Pikes resident, Baby Jane about late night games of spin the bottle and how she creates the moments the moments that our visitors will never forget...

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Dec 2019

3 min 55 sec

On the 8th Day of Christmas we welcome Pikes Head Chef Lee Milne with some advice for what to cook around Christmas as well as some restaurant recommendations for some of the best places to eat on the island.Plus hear his highlight of the summer just gone which features a surprising encounter with Lewis Capaldi.

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Dec 2019

7 min 42 sec

On the seventh day of Christmas we invite hairdresser on tour, Lyndell Mansfield to share some style tips for the festive season and tell us how they do it down under.

Dec 2019

3 min 42 sec

We spend the Sixth day of Christmas with the man responsible for feeding and watering the Pikes family. Hear what would be on the menu at a Pikes Christmas party as well as well as some insightful tips on how to make the most of a visit to Pikes.

Dec 2019

5 min 58 sec

Spend the fifth day of Christmas with the hostess with the mostest - Ruby Murry!Hear all about what Ruby thinks of Artwork and our door girl, Maya, as well as some useful advice if you're thinking of visiting us for the first time

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Dec 2019

4 min 28 sec

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me... A DJ to start the party!We hear from Pikes resident DJ and curator, Camilo Miranda who reminisces on spending Christmas in IBrazil and in Ibiza, as well as picking his favourite track of the summer. 

Dec 2019

7 min 3 sec

Pikes events manager, Sarah Broadbent names her track of the summer and talks us through an Ibizan Christmas.

Dec 2019

3 min 41 sec

We bring you the 12 days of Christmas - Pikes style!Each day, open a door on your audio advent calendar to find a different member of the Pikes family waiting with a festive message.Todays guest is 'Captain of the Night', Mika Jarosz. As night manager, he has seen more than his fair share of antics and here he shares some tips on surviving an evening at the worlds best Rock'n'Roll hotel.

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Dec 2019

4 min 12 sec

We bring you the 12 days of Christmas - Pikes style!Each day, open a door on your audio advent calendar to find a different member of the Pikes family waiting with a festive message.We kick off with Pikes Creative Director, Dawn Hindle who shares tales of building a music studio in a hotel room, and gives you a sneak peak at what's new for 2020.

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Dec 2019

6 min 37 sec

In this episode, Dawn explores the female spirit of Ibiza, which is said to be ruled by the goddess Tanit. She speaks to some of the incredible female talents who passed through Pikes throughout the summer including Gemma Shepherd, Alex May Hughes, Tessa Metcalfe and the Wildfire tattoo collective.

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Nov 2019

33 min 29 sec

Dawn Hindle travels to the legendary London institution, Ronnie Scott's to speak to Production Manager, Alex Losardo. Tune in to hear about some of the legendary moments from the club, the monthly residency at Pikes, and ghost stories from both iconic venues.

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Oct 2019

30 min 16 sec

Dawn speaks to Guy Williams about their experiences of Manchester throughout the 80s and the events that brought them to Ibiza. Tune in to hear about how Manumission crossed the pond, how Guy came to host his weekly 'Flash' parties as Pikes, and memories of the legendary Hacienda.

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Oct 2019

38 min 35 sec

Carl Barat, Diego Calvo and Dawn Hindle cruise around Ibiza in an original Ford Mustang convertible. Join them as they discuss the ever changing rock scene on the island and share their favourite anecdotes from across the years.

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Oct 2019

32 min 45 sec

Best known for creating the iconic novel, 'Trainspotting', Irvine Welsh is one of the most iconic Briitish writers of our time. In this interview, recorded at Pikes literary festival, he joines Pikes Creative Director Dawn Hindle and journalist, Rebecca Tay to discuss hedonistic tales from the past, and some sxciting plans for the future.

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Oct 2019

22 min 49 sec

Spend an evening with Pikes' Creative Director Dawn Hindle as she takes you on a journey through DJ Harvey's legendary Monday night residency, Mercury Rising. Setting up shop by the iconic pool where the Club Tropicana video was shot, throughout the episode, Dawn is joined by Heidi Lawden, Lovefingers, Camilo Miranda, Artwork, Andy Carroll and Andy Barlow.Harvey's new compilation, also titled 'Mercury Rising' is out now on Pikes records.

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Sep 2019

33 min 32 sec

Ahead of his Purgatory Paradise themed birthday party, Seth Troxler sat down with editor of the Pikes magazine, Josh Jones. Tune in for tales of hedonism and debauchery as the two discuss orgies, acid trips and much more.

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Sep 2019

37 min 37 sec

Tony Pikes' autobiographer, Matt Trollope joins Creative Director, Dawn Hindle in Freddy's bar at Pikes. The two discuss the past, present and future of Pikes as well as their favourite memories of Tony, and the legendary stories he would tell.Tune in to hear about Tony's relationships with icons such as Grace Jones, George Michael and Freddy Mercury, being shipwrecked with a supermodel who he'd later marry, and much more.

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Sep 2019

46 min 2 sec

Pikes Creative Director, Dawn Hindle is joined poolside by residents, DJ Harvey and Artwork. While Artwork has his facial hair dyed pink, they discuss the key ingredients that make their parties tick, friendship, their favourite places for food on the island and a range of other off the cuff conversation.

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Sep 2019

30 min 53 sec