“Карибасы”/”Caribace” (reduction of “Карибские асы”/”The Caribbean aces”) is one of St. Petersburg’s cult groups in culture. It formed in 1987 when Philipp Nikanorov (Philja) met Dmitry Vasiljev (Dim Dimych).
At first “Карибасы” played , then and music. In 1999 the group released their first studio album. It consisted of 10 compositions. Later they released 5 more albums.
“Карибасы” connect both Petersburg mood and Jamaican nostalgia in their creativity. They lay quiet melodies on a fast rhythm.

Band members:
Dmitry Vasiljev - bass, guitars, keys, programming;
Philipp Nikanorov - lyrics, vocals, guitars, programming (died from cancer 02.05.2007);
Dmitry Fedosejev - keys;
Daniil Kalashnik - guitars, domra, keyz, programming.

Musicians participated in some releases:
Arkady Shamaev - synths;
Fedor Mashendjinov - drums.

Official site:

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Formed in
  • 1987
Founded in
  • St. Petersburg
Band Members
  • Philipp Nikanorov (Philja)   (2002 - 2007)
  • Dmitry Vasiljev (Dim Dimych)   (2002 - )
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