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Freaker’s Ball | #50 | 2016 October 25

Thick as a Brick

It’s the 50th episode of the Freaker’s Ball. As such, we’re playing one of the quintessential prog-rock songs/albums of all time: “Thick as a Brick”. Come enjoy Jethro Tull’s 45-minute mockery of progressive rock, this week on the FREAKER’S BALL.

Track Listing

Song Artist Album Year
‘Thick as a Brick’ Jethro Tull ‘Thick as a Brick’ 1972
‘Highway Star’ Deep Purple ‘Machine Head’ 1972

Battle Ground 10/24 Mental Health Resources

In the final section of our show yesterday, we mentioned a variety of mental health resources that both Georgia Tech students and non-students alike could use in case that they needed to use them. Below is the list of resources (with links and phone numbers) mentioned in yesterday’s show.

  • The Georgia Tech Victim-Survivor Advocates are available to speak with students confidentially and are located at Stamps Health Services and Smithgall Student Services (Flag Building).
  • Already mentioned. The Georgia Crisis & Access Line is staffed with professional social workers and counselors 24 hours per day, every day to assist those with urgent and emergency needs. (1-800-715-4225)
  • National Hopeline: If you need to speak with someone right now their number is 1.800.442.HOPE (1.800. 442.4673).
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • The Trevor Project Hotline: Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, the Trevor Lifeline can be reached at 866-488-7386.
  • Crisis Text Line: text “start” to 741-741
  • The Georgia Tech Counseling Center  is staffed by psychologists and mental health counselors. They offer brief, confidential counseling and crisis intervention services to students. The Counseling Center also offers an after-hours on-call counselor to speak and consult with students in crisis. In addition, they sponsor a series of workshops for managing stress.
  • Stamps Health Services  is open to students and their spouses. Students interested in scheduling an appointment may call 404-894-2585 or visit the second floor of the Stamps Health Services Building.
  • Division of Student Life and the Office of the Vice President and Dean of Students has a referral option if you are concerned about a student.
  • Georgia Tech has contracted with EAP Consultants, LLC to provide employees and their family members with a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). All healthcare benefits eligible employees and their families have access to the program.
  • Ga Tech Counseling, Let’s Talk: “This service is open to all Georgia Tech undergraduate and graduate students. It is a valuable and appropriate service for students who may be unsure about formal counseling, have a specific problem and would like someone with whom to talk it through, have a concern about a friend and want some thoughts about what to do, or students who are not interested in ongoing counseling but would like the perspective of a counselor.”
  • Peer Coaching at Georgia Tech

slow riot 10/24/16: propose a toast, to those in the void


artist — track
mogwai — haunted by a freak
caspian — castles high, marble bright
emptybottles — real
jambinai — connection
kosmodrom — leitplanke
hammock — breathurn
don caballero – the peter criss jazz
fuck buttons — the red wing

bark psychosis — from what is said to when it’s
beast, please be still — clouds
labradford — david
the album leaf — false dawn
landing — delusion sound
manacle — copiously irrigated
rega — pingpong
3nd — monsoon
and so i watch you from afar — think:breathe:destroy

Sunday Special – Visions of the Country

Bump song: John Fahey — Orinda-Moranga

John Fahey — My Station Will Be Changed After While
Leo Kottke — The Driving of the Year Nail
Leo Kottke — The Last of the Arkansas Greyhounds
Steffan Basho-Junghans — Wild Horse Ramble
Suni McGrath — Cornflower Suite
Suni McGrath — Picnic on the Moor

Suni McGrath — Garden of Afternoon
Sandy Bull — Little Maggie
Glenn Jones — Lindon Avenue Stomp
Glenn Jones — One Jack Rose (That I Mean)
Jack Rose — Rappahanock River Rag (for William Moore)
Jack Rose — Sunflower River Blues
Jack Rose — Flirtin’ with the Undertaker

Sir Richard Bishop — Rasheed
Sir Richard Bishop — Quiescent Return
Robbie Basho — Rocky Mountain Raga
Robbie Basho — Orphan’s Lament
Robbie Basho — Green River suite
Robbie Basho — Wounded Knee Soliloquy

John Fahey — Brenda’s Blues
John Fahey — Old Southern Medley
John Fahey — On the Sunny Side of the Ocean
John Fahey — Poor Boy
John Fahey — Tell Her to Come Back Home

Mode 7 – 10/23/16

The League of Legends Show

In anticipation for the League of Legends Worlds Championship, Brian plays a bunch of songs that are from the login screen for LoL

The Playlist!

League of Legends – Burning Bright
League of Legends – Arcade Skins Mk.2
League of Legends – Kled, The Cantankerous Cavalier
League of Legends – Mecha Zero Sion
League of Legends – Lunar Revel 2016

League of Legends – Snowdown Showdown 2015
League of Legends – Illaoi, The Kraken Priestess
League of Legends – ZOMBIE SLAYER
League of Legends – S5 World Championship
League of Legends – Bit Rush

League of Legends – Ekko, The Boy Who Shattered Time
League of Legends – Sion, The Undead Juggernaut
League of Legends – Bard, The Wandering Caretaker
League of Legends – DJ SONA: KINETIC
League of Legends – Gnar, The Missing Link

League of Legends – Super Galaxy Rumble
League of Legends – Jinx, The Loose Cannon
League of Legends – POOL PARTY
League of Legends – Forcast Janna
League of Legends – Vi, The Piltover Enforcer
League of Legends – Kha’Zix, The Void Reaver
League of Legends – Varus, The Arrow of Retribution