|Birth name||Ian Hicks|
|Born||August 3, 1975|
|Genres||Happy Hardcore, UK Hardcore|
|Years active||1990 – present|
|Turntables, CD-Js, Cubase.|
Hixxy was born in Portsmouth on 3 August 1975. His interest in rave music started in the early 1990s. He started appearing at events on the south coast of the UK, with fellow DJs Ramos, Supreme and Sunset Regime. In 1992 he met DJ Dougal at a Dreamscape event, who he created a record label with called Essential Platinum.