My life is pretty hectic for the next two months, but I'm considering doing an LDC vocal mic shootout after things settle down. This is mostly me wanting to add a better mic to the locker for female vocal. I feel like I do pretty well with my dynamics or the K2 for male vocals, but I'd like something more "elegant" for female vocals. More than that I think it should be a pretty interesting test, and I'll definitely try some male vocalists as well. I have an AKG C414-BULS and a Rode K2 to start things off. I'm definitely interested in the Mojave MA-200 and 201. I feel like I ought to throw a U87 in as a reference standard (though I'll hate myself if I fall in love with it.) The AT 40 series ought to get a chance. What else should I be considering? The general area of $1K would be "sensible" for me. But, as I say, I'm at least going to try a U87 just to hear something at a higher price point head to head. If I can get the shootout organized well enough, I may throw a bunch of dynamics in as well. But that runs the danger of getting vocalists tired if we have too many mics overall.