Unit 137 is a sound system based in Lewisham, London, operating successfully as a sound, artist collective, record label and event production crew since 2012. After the release of their first collaborative album in spring 2018, Unit 137 developed the live band.
The collective draw inspiration from, and respect, the rich history of sound system culture. With an eclectic mix of genres that influence them, the band create a unique sound set to fire up the dance!
At its core sit a four piece crew consisting of Hylu & Sleepy Time Ghost (electronics), Ed West (drums) and A.P Grimshaw (trumpet, percussion & loops). The band work with various vocalists from the crew and extended family, including veteran Daddy Freddy - record breaking world renown fast-chat MC from Kingston, Jamaica. A veteran on the international reggae, hip hop, jungle, house & dub scenes. First making a name for himself as part of the original Youth Promotion, and with Coxsone Sound. Today, with a solo album about to drop produced by Sleepy Time Ghost.