Airbnbeats, InTune, and Googapella: The Real A Cappella Groups of Silicon Valley

November 20, 2015, 8:51 PM UTC
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 30: A general view of the atmosphere at "The Internship" Googler Premiere on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)
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Listen up, Pitch Perfect fans, there’s a new place to get your a cappella fix: Silicon Valley.

According to a Facebook event created by employees of tech firms including Dropbox, LinkedIn and Twitter, the ultimate showdown of tech’s vocal talents will take place in Redwood City, Calif. on December 8th. The name of the event? Techapella, of course.

The event seems to be as much a battle of song as it is a battle of puns. The groups’ names include: Googapella (Google), InTune (LinkedIn), Songbirds (Twitter), The Vocal Network (Facebook), The Baudboys (Microsoft), Syncopation (Dropbox), Airbnbeats (Airbnb), and Pin Tune (Pinterest).

If you feel strongly about any of these names in particular, Re/code has a poll for you to pick the one that “rocks the hardest.”

And you thought all techies did was code.

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