Quick Start Videos: VE-8 Acoustic Singer

Learn How to Set Up the VE-8 and Get Great Sounds Fast

VE-8-QS_Marquee2The newly released VE-8 Acoustic Singer is the ultimate performing solution for singers that also play acoustic guitar. It offers all the essential tools you need to sound great in one compact package: vocal processing, a guitar preamp and effects, real-time vocal harmonies that follow your guitar chords, a looper, and much more.

BOSS has just released a series of 11 short Quick Start videos that show how easy it is to get impressive sounds with this powerful processor. If you already have a VE-8, they’ll show you how to get up and running right away. If you’re still shopping, the videos provide an excellent rundown of the many cool features packed into this mobile stompbox. Read on to check them out!

VE-8 Quick Start Video Playlist

About the VE-8 Acoustic Singer

BOSS VE-8 Acoustic Singer

BOSS VE-8 Acoustic Singer.

The VE-8 packs a ton of advanced features into a highly mobile package that runs on batteries. Take a look at everything it can do:

Vocal Processing and Real-Time Harmonies

  • Four studio-quality reverb/ambience effects
  • Enhance function and chromatic pitch correction
  • Real-time harmony function that follows a connected guitar, a manual key setting, or both
  • Four different harmony settings provide various one- and two-voice harmonies
  • Also includes a vocal doubling effect, plus more intense sounds like hard-tuned electronic voices, distortion, and a radio voice effect
  • Three-band EQ with parametric mid and low-cut filter
  • Noise suppressor

Guitar Processing

  • Acoustic Resonance to achieve natural sound with piezo-type pickups
  • Three-band EQ with parametric mid and low-cut filter
  • Notch filter and phase switch for feedback control
  • Four types of reverb effects
  • Chorus, delay, phaser, tremolo, and other effects
  • Onboard tuner


  • Up to 80 seconds of recording time
  • Can loop guitar, vocal, or both at once
  • Looper is always ready with a dedicated footswitch

Additional Performance Features

  • Intuitive interface for dialing in sounds quickly
  • Three onboard footswitches for performance control, plus support for external footswitches
  • Memory function for saving 50 favorite setups
  • Flexible connectivity for integrating with a main PA and stage monitors
  • USB for direct recording to a computer
  • Runs on six AA batteries or included AC adapter

Learn more at the product page for the VE-8 Acoustic Singer.

VE-8 Acoustic Singer

Rear panel of the VE-8 Acoustic Singer.