There are so many different microphones on that market so it is hard to figure out exactly what you need. All different types, models, uses like to mic musical instruments, vocals, and other things.
I think that you definitely want to make sure that you choose the right one so you don’t end up like this:
LOS ANGELES — Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich says lead singer James Hetfield was “livid” over the technical mishap that left him without a working microphone for the band’s duet with Lady Gaga. Hetfield’s verses weren’t audible for the first half of the Sunday performance of “Moth Into Flame.”
Take this for example – some excellent mic recommendations:
USB microphones are made for easy, plug-and-play use. They include an internal preamp and analog-to-digital converter that takes the incoming signal (your voice, for example), amplifies it, and converts it to a digital stream, ready to send over a USB cable to your computer or iPad for recording.
Some great examples for USB mics. I was also looking at some regular vocal mic options:
After doing a number of speaking arrangements, I find that I have been using a number of different microphones. I have to admit that I am not really used to talking into a microphone yet so I have been thinking that maybe I should practice. This means that I need to get my own microphone.