How to Create 360⁰ Mixes from Stereo Mix Stems

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Watch how multi-platinum mixer Marcella 'Ms. Lago' Araica (Timbaland, Gucci Mane) converts a stereo mix into a 360-degree Ambisonics mix using headphones. Once set up, see how she sets automation so that the mix syncs spatially with an interactive 360-degree VR music video.

In this video:

  • (0:39) What tools are needed to mix in 360⁰
  • (1:31) How mixing in 360⁰ is different from mixing in stereo
  • (2:00) Marcella's 360⁰ monitoring setup
  • (2:21) Setting up the mix for Ambisonics panning / placement
  • (2:55) Automating the music to sync with 360⁰ video

Watch the final 360⁰ music video for "Money" by Villette:

Music: "Money" by Villette
360 video created by Red Bull Music

Want to learn more about 360⁰ audio for VR? Get tips and tutorials on mixing with Ambisonics here.