Shantel (Germany, 1968) is a German DJ and producer. He was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1968. After growing up in Frankfurt, he went to Paris to study graphic design. In 1991 he opened a club called Lissania Essay in the Frankfurt red light district. He is known for his work with gypsy brass orchestras, DJing and remixing traditional Balkan music with more modern electronic beats. He received mainstream attention after record the music video Disko Partizani.