egypt: how to play a gig in a revolution


Noisey have announced a short documentary on the London based band Irok, showing the group as they travel to Egypt at the height of the political uprising to jam with local musicians and play a show in Cairo.

Shot and directed by film maker Ronan Pollock, the film delves into the heart of Egypt’s Electro Chaabi scene and the vibrant culture around it. 

The film we be premiered today on Noisey’s website, for a taste of what to expect – check the trailer below:


The full documentary will be up on Noisey’s website on 31st January.