You don't have to spend a lot to get quality.
This is a post from a thread I posted on Twitter yesterday.
You don't have to spend a lot to get quality. A condenser mic, USB interface, high-quality cables, headphones, a space to record in, and a DAW are all you need. Some suggestions below...
This was the first mic I purchased, the first one I tested had a lot of self-noise, but the third one had incredibly low self-noise (when paired with good cables)