Kevikielie Rio also known as DJ Oir is a musician and DJ from Tuophema village based in Kohima.
DJ Oir who was introduced to a variety of music genres since his early days grasped DJ-ing as his most favourite of all.
His favourite artists includes Above & Beyond, David Guetta and Dream Theater etc.
DJ Oir who says ‘never give up, one day you’ll reach your the top’ is currently performing as a freelance DJ within and outside the state.
EASTERN MIRROR: How would you like to introduce yourself.
DJ OIR: I am Kevikielie from Tuophema village. Professionally I’m known as DJ OIR.
EASTERN MIRROR: Any inspiring story behind your DJ career?
DJ OIR: Music has always been my inspiration. Every beat of sound heard has been my inspiration towards achieving my DJ-ing career.
EASTERN MIRROR: Your best DJ-ing performance so far……
DJ OIR: I have been performing in many places and done various shows. I value every performances I did and in my performances I always contribute my full devotion and always make sure my audiences are kept entertained. Hence, it is my audiences decision to decide which one was my best.
EASTERN MIRROR: What do you think is the best skill required for a DJ to pull audiences.?
DJ OIR: Obviously good music. But the energetic level of a DJ pulls the audience..
EASTERN MIRROR: Your aspiration?
DJ OIR: My aspiration would be doing big shows in days to come and near future. I would like to start from my home town Nagaland.
EASTERN MIRROR: Best thing about being a DJ…
DJ OIR: Best thing about being a DJ is letting the listener’s/audience enjoy the beat of your music and flow with the rhythm.
EASTERN MIRROR: If given a chance to perform with a musician, who would be and why?
DJ OIR: Locally I would love to jam with Mr. Methaneilie.
Internationally I would prefer Skrillex, Above & Beyond, Deadmau5, etc……
EASTERN MIRROR: Piece of advice to young youths who wishes to follow your footsteps ….
DJ OIR: To be a musician it doesn’t matter whether you have a good vocal or play good music. Everybody can be a musician in some-way or the other.
Like most people, I am also struggling to achieve what I aspire to become one day, but I say ‘never give up, one day you’ll reach your the top’. Dreams if wisely followed, can never be left unfulfilled.