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2008. EUROPE Top: Colin Stutz, Boy 8-Bit + Diplo outside the Coliseum in Rome, 2009. Stutz was a former tour manager for Diplo. @colinstutz Bottom: Diplo, Rome, 2009. These photos are from a show that was part of a tour with the Italian DJ duo Crookers. Left: Boy 8-Bit backstage, Rome. 2009. Boy 8-Bit is an English producer + DJ who has released various singles on the Mad Decent label. He's really into heavy metal. @boyBbit EUROPE • / 44 • EUROPE Ibiza, 2010. This is a private, locals-only beach in Ibiza.

Barcelona. 2010. Joker is a grime/dubstep DJ + producer out of Bristol in the UK. @Joker Left: Diplo in the Netherlands at the Lowlands festival. 2008. EUROPE Top: Colin Stutz, Boy 8-Bit + Diplo outside the Coliseum in Rome, 2009. Stutz was a former tour manager for Diplo. @colinstutz Bottom: Diplo, Rome, 2009. These photos are from a show that was part of a tour with the Italian DJ duo Crookers. Left: Boy 8-Bit backstage, Rome. 2009. Boy 8-Bit is an English producer + DJ who has released various singles on the Mad Decent label.

Colinstutz Bottom: Diplo, Rome, 2009. These photos are from a show that was part of a tour with the Italian DJ duo Crookers. Left: Boy 8-Bit backstage, Rome. 2009. Boy 8-Bit is an English producer + DJ who has released various singles on the Mad Decent label. He's really into heavy metal. @boyBbit EUROPE • / 44 • EUROPE Ibiza, 2010. This is a private, locals-only beach in Ibiza. A local brought everyone touring with Diplo here because of the spot's quiet and remote nature. There are several places to cliff-dive into the Mediterranean.

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