More important than your microphone is the level you record at. Make sure you get the best sound out of your setup with the Free Optimal Audio Levels Checklist. https://www.rawtechniquestudios.com/optimal-audio-levels-checklist-optin
Is expensive really better? In this test I compare 5 microphones ranging from $99 to $799 to see what actually sounds best.
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