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Skinshape is the project of British musician Will Dorey. The sound has roots in many genres, including 1960s-70s funk, soul, reggae, psychedelic rock, afrobeat and folk.

Skinshape grew out of a love for old music and the way it sounded. Initially Will experimented with samples (especially drum breaks) to create instrumental hip-hop/trip-hop tracks, but then later started to play around with tape machines as a means to create his own 'samples'. This process gave birth to Skinshape, with all elements being recorded by Will since the first self-titled album, released in 2014. He released his second album 'Oracolo' in 2015, and in 2017 he released his third album 'Life & Love'.

Aside from the Skinshape project, Dorey was bassist for the band Palace from 2014-2017, and also runs a reggae label called Horus Records, based in North London.