Aphilas is a duo from Helsinki, Finland. They make sample based instrumental hip hop. They have released "Instrumentally Ill EP" (2003) and "Prisoners of the Planet" (2006) on the Internet. They have also had some kind of record deal with the label merck and "Instrumentally Ill" is also released on vinyl. "Prisoners of the Planet" was to be released on merck as well, but merck closed their doors and this didn't happen.