Welcome to Thermal Studios

    Thermal Studios is a private recording studio located just 15 minutes from Philadelphia in South Jersey. A relaxed atmosphere and day rates/project rates instead of hourly fees insure a low pressure, easy going vibe for maximum creativity and performance.

    The studio was built from the ground up properly, with floating ceilings, proper soundproofing, no parallel walls, etc. It is one of the areas only SSL console equipped Avid Pro Tools HDX systems with high end vintage and modern processing, such as Neve, API, Maag, Shadow Hills, Helios, Focusrite, Avalon, SPL, Urei/Univeral Audio, Joe Meek, Tube Tech, TC Electronics, Aviom, etc. We can do almost any size project at a reasonable price. Thermal Studios is owned by a working musician who understands the pitfalls of many commercial studios. This is a comfortable, casual but professional environment where one can create freely. Thermal Studios is owned and operated by Stephen McKnight.

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    Stephen McKnight is a Philadelphia area based singer/songwriter/producer who owns Thermal Studios, a state-of-the-art recording studio and production facility.

    Stephen has made his living performing, recording and songwriting for many years, both in the USA and in Tokyo, Japan where he spent over seven years recording and performing. He recorded and or produced over 200 television commercials and eight CD releases while in Tokyo. Highlights include having two songs chart on the hot 100, singing the original "Zoom-Zoom" commercial for Mazda, (which got plenty of airplay in the US) and singing the US National Anthem in front of 65,000 people live and millions on ESPN internationally. Prior to going to Japan, Stephen had several albums released with Now, Kissing Nixon as well as under his own name.

    Since building Thermal Studios in 2006, Stephen has recorded and produced numerous full length original albums with various artists. (Check out the audio samples tab!) He has also recorded commercials for Comcast/Xfinity, Versace, Toyota, Rent A Center, Charter Communications, AT&T, Nike and many others. Stephen also has a presence in original songs for various Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games. Konami is a long time client, as well as Sony Games and most recently Capcom. The newest Resident Evil game (available March 2012) includes Stephen's original song "The Spaces In Between". Stephen has built a fantastic recording studio which has all the amenities of a commercial studio, but located within a private residence. Producing, mixing, and or recording your project is his passion- no project too big or small.

    For more information please email thermalproductions@yahoo.com or call (215) 359-6271.


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