After pioneering the concept of Balkan clubbing with his now-legendary Bucovina Club parties and albums, Shantel moved on to the next level and released Disko Partizani! in 2007, which lays the foundations for an innovative new brand of pop music. This is the sound of new Europe, centered in the middle of our old continent, but incorporating vibrant influences from the emerging new frontier which stretches all the way to Mitteleuropa, the south east, Greece, Turkey and beyond…

"Disko Partizani!" caught on immediately,  with club & radio favourites such as its anthemic title track (a singalong hit across Europe ...


Shantel's irresistible party machine @ Bataclan, Paris, 21 May

Shantel's "Authentic" EP, Tour and Video

The irresistible party machine is back in full force!

After a mad year (with a highly successful album and dozens of delirious shows) and a short rest, the irresistible party machine known as Shantel is back in full force: the digital-only Authentic EP includes remixes by Yamaha Electrico and by the highly-rated Schlachthof Bronx, as well as two new versions recorded by Shantel in collaboration with Turkish artist Nil and Serbian underground sound system Dream Team.

The Authentic Tour will take Shantel and his band through over 40 cities between May and August, including appearances at major festivals such as Roskilde (DK), Couleur Café (B), Montreux Jazz (CH), Francofolies (F), and a headlining show at the Bataclan in Paris on May 21. Watch the Authentic Video to get an impression of what it's like to attend a Shantel show...
Absolutely inauthentic, my sound is egocentric,
this sounds to you eclectic, 'cause you stay on the ground!

Live Dates

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SHANTEL - Planet Paprika
Planet Paprika
SHANTEL - Disko Partizani
Disko Partizani

SOUNDS, Visuals & More

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