This was posted by "Han" from the Netherlands on Homerecording.com. Thought it might make a good, if subjective, read for y'all. for more context: http://homerecording.com/bbs/showthread.php?t=184320&highlight=upright I've had trouble in my own little studio with this, but my selection is limited. I've been throwing a radio schlock electret on my beater Kay. Sometimes a cheap mic does the trick.