If you value detail, clarity across all frequencies (20Hz to 20kHz and beyond), and fidelity of the highest order, you need a large-diaphragm condenser. Other types of mics can accomplish great things, but nothing beats an LDC for the most pristine, "larger-than-life" capture of a sound source.
 

RNT

A multi-pattern tube mic designed with Mr. Rupert Neve himself.

GEMINI II

sE's flagship cardioid tube mic for truly massive vocals.

Z5600a II

Nine polar patterns, with serious tube  and transformer tone.

 

T2

A titanium capsule for punch, detail, and superb transient response.

4400a

Vintage versatility at its finest, with a dead-quiet FET circuit.

2200a II

sE's classic best-selling cardioid & multi-pattern condensers.

 
 

X1 Series

From vocals to percussion, a mic for any budget and application.