From Sidebrain a 808 distorsion rack for free
Propellerheads (famous now for Reason) created Rebirth RB-338, which had 303 and 808 synths in, and which were extremely good emulations. I spent many hours with this. It was arguably the key driver for the rapid growth of the company.
However, @ClaudioPorcellana , if you are not familiar with the sounds, one of the best tracks made with the app can be found here
TGV's KiloMix '98 [part 1] - © by T.G.ViRUS '98 - YouTube ,
which shows what it could do.
Very interesting but…
It was only by accident that it was called TR-808 (TRain 808)?
Maybe the drum produced a noise somewhat close to that famous USA train?
TR was used by Roland for their series of long standing drum machines (505/606/707/808/909) and it stands for ‘Transistor Rhythm’, there are many specific 808 docos but this one is great and free and covers everything great and Roland https://youtu.be/JcbpRMZIQ8g
I know, but the 808 puzzled me, and who knows anyway?
I read that many famous song names jumped out for the most unsuspected reasons
for example, studying nudibranchs