The Audio Technica AT4060 valve microphone is an amazing microphone for recording vocals. This microphone really shines - It has a silky smooth top end and breaths life into any vocal performance. You won't be disappointed by this high quality microphone. The Audio-Technica AT4060 tube condenser microphone brings that classic warmth of a vintage tube mic. With a dynamic range that far exceeds that of many other tube microphones, it is capable of capturing subtle nuances in vocal and instrumental performances that may otherwise be missed.