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Weekend Quality with Chris Fabulous

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Dec 30, 2018

LOOK OUT! INCOMING! Hear Chris finish the countdown of the TOP TEN ALBUMS OF 2018, thrill to the best songs of the year, and allow yourself to tingle when presented with punk rock luminaries call in to let you know what was up in 2018! This is the pod to end all pods!

SPOILERS AHEAD...

Music:
Lost Love - Are You Still Alive, You Dumb Phoque?
The Creeps - Shimmer
The Creeps - Bodies
Michael Jordan Touchdown Pass - Wannabe Surfer II
Mind Spiders - Outside
Direct Hit - Bliss Addiction
Direct Hit - Welcome to Heaven
Dark Thoughts - Psycho Ward
Smoking Popes - Little Lump of Coal
Dark Thoughts - Gimmie Soda
Dark Thoughts - Hate This Song
Frankensense - Nein!
Superchunk - Reagan Youth
Puppyboy - I Don't Wanna Be Known
Screaming Females - Agnes Martin
Screaming Females - Black Moon
Neko Case - Bad Luck
Iron Chic - Amazing Fantasy
Superchunk - Break The Glass
Hospital Job - Darts
Hospital Job - Devices got Designs
Erotic Novels - Library Books

Contributors:
Luke Hendricks (Teenage Halloween, Kissies)
Rookie Rochelle (The Young Rochelles, Sketchy)
Raymond Strife (Raymond Strife Who Raps, Over Everything)
John Sheppard (The Barren Marys, Frankincense)
Tiffany Tavella (Teenage Bigfoot)
Joe Decarolis (Exmaid, Hurry, Psychic Teens)

Dec 28, 2018
THIS IS IT! IT'S FINALLY HERE! Chris begins the countdown of the top 10 albums of 2018, plays all the best punk rock of the year, and your favorite superstars call in to talk about what's been good in 2018! This is the beginning of the biggest Weekend Quality event of the year!
 
SPOILERS AHEAD...
 
Music:
Cryptkeeper Five - 1,000 Keys
Attic Salt - Daylight Saving Time
Attic Salt - Drawing Board
Hot Blood Live at Grand Victory
Ramona - Token
Night Birds - My Dad Is the BTK
Night Birds - The Day I Beat My Brain
Dark Thoughts - Anything II
Fat Heaven - Crybaby
Mean Jeans - Applebee's
Ogikubo Station - Sounds of Yesteryear
Ogikubo Station - Take a Piece of All That's Good
Molly Rhythm - You're Not the One
Pkew Pkew Pkew - Passed Out
Vacation - Born On a Base
Vacation - Broken or Breaking
War On Women - Lone Wolves
School Drugs - Life Overrated // Press On
Bad Moves - Give It a Shot
Joyce Manor - I Think I'm Still In Love With You
Joyce Manor - Million Dollars to Kill Me
Superchunk - What a Time To Be Alive
Odd Robot - Nothing To Do With Anything, But
Buzzcocks - What Do I Get
 
Contributors:
Alex Rosen (Hot Blood, Battery Electric)
Fish Tantrum (Lily Livers)
Nikki (Molly Rhythm, Party Show, Destroylet)
The Greasy Pizzeria Punk Rock Vinyl Club
Kyle Sowash (The Kyle Sowashes)
Dec 7, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

My dude, it's cold out there. Come warm your hands by this towering inferno punk rock.

Sincere Engineer - Corn Dog Sonnet No. Seven
Royal Roads - Tarot
Choked Up - Sinkhole
Hot Knife - My Old Friend
Pkew Pkew Pkew - 65 Nickles
Toys That Kill - Where Have All the Kids Gone
Long Neck - Elizabeth
Petty Larcenists - Getting Was Good
Ogikubo Station - I've Been Thinking of St. Louis
Crooked Spine - MTV Cribs

 

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AVAILABLE NOW: The new album from Erotic Novels: "There Is No Language In Our Love!"
https://eroticnovelsnbnj.bandcamp.com/
Get it on LP, CD, or stream it on your favorite music delivery system!

COMING UP: Erotic Novels shows

Brooklyn, 12/7
Good Looking Friends, Erotic Novels, Kissies, Ultra Deluxe
Cat Farm

Trenton, 12/14: TPRFM Holiday Show
Shades Apart, Lost in Society, Erotic Novels, Crossed Keys
Millhill Basement

Dec 7, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

My dude, it's cold out there. Come warm your hands by this towering inferno punk rock.

Sincere Engineer - Corn Dog Sonnet No. Seven
Royal Roads - Tarot
Choked Up - Sinkhole
Hot Knife - My Old Friend
Pkew Pkew Pkew - 65 Nickles
Toys That Kill - Where Have All the Kids Gone
Long Neck - Elizabeth
Petty Larcenists - Getting Was Good
Ogikubo Station - I've Been Thinking of St. Louis
Crooked Spine - MTV Cribs

 

Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/weekendquality/WQ106.mp3
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AVAILABLE NOW: The new album from Erotic Novels: "There Is No Language In Our Love!"
https://eroticnovelsnbnj.bandcamp.com/
Get it on LP, CD, or stream it on your favorite music delivery system!

COMING UP: Erotic Novels shows

Brooklyn, 12/7
Good Looking Friends, Erotic Novels, Kissies, Ultra Deluxe
Cat Farm

Trenton, 12/14: TPRFM Holiday Show
Shades Apart, Lost in Society, Erotic Novels, Crossed Keys
Millhill Basement

Nov 23, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!


Don't wait til after the television riots have ceased. Listen to ten absolute punk rock nuggets RIGHT NOW!


Breaklite - 69 Problems
Disappointed Dad - Loney Man Dinner
Lone Wolf - Side of That Road
The Eradicator - The Man In the Mask
Doc Rotten - Gates
Werecats - Dog
Poppy - Moomoo & Goadie
Playing Dead - When You Die
Antarctigo Vespucci - White Noise
Creeping Hush - Living Death

Nov 9, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

As usual, Chris is crashing the gates and digging through the crates to present to you a cache of new punk rock. Serving suggestion: set the volume control on your listening device to maximum.

Fat Heaven - Crybaby
Talk Wrong - Natural Causes
Dead Bars - D Line to the Stream
The Psychosomatics - Take Back the Night
Hard Pass - Jub Jub
Iron Chic - The Old Man Of Crete
Hurry Up - You Just Wait
Notches - Perfectly
City Mouse - Bullets
Gouge Away - Hey Mercy

Oct 26, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris uses both is inside nose and his outside nose to help him sniff out the best punk rock there is and bring it straight to whatever you use for an iPod.

Bad Moves - Give It a Shot
Direct Hit - Perfect Black
Extra Arms - Headacher
Lost Love - Are You Still Alive, You Dumb Phoque?
No Sugar - People Like You
Guerilla Poubelle - En Marche!
Spiritual Cramp - Spiritual Cramp
The Beths - You Wouldn't Like Me
Smoking Popes - No Tomorrow Tonight
Amyl and the Sniffers - Cup of Destiny

Oct 12, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

For the first time ever, Chris takes the mic without the sweet, sweet rush of caffeine coursing through his veins, but that doesn't stop the rush of top-notch punk rock from launching your weekend into the ionosphere.

RVIVR - Shaggy
Vacation - Action Road
Black Transmitter - Zero Point Blank
The Stick Arounds - Great America
Colleen Green - Cold Shoulder
Mean Jeans - Capri Sun
High Heels - Teenage Throat
SOLD - Lies
School Drugs - Black Tongue
Swearin' - Grow Into a Ghost

Sep 28, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris gets to the bottom of a stack of listener mail and plays ten tracks of red-hot punk!

Dark Thoughts - I Hate This Song
Puppyboy - Shrines
Fat Heaven - Out Of Your Mind
Catbite - Come On Baby
Joyce Manor - Million Dollars To Kill Me
Jenna and the Pups - So In Love With You
Hurry Up - Go To Hell
Over Everything - Locally Sourced
METZ - Drained Lake
The Mr. T Experience - Hello Kitty Menendez

Sep 14, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

We are back, and we are chomping at the bit to serve up so many incredible slices of punk rock. This episode is dedicated to the lifers!

Night Birds - My Dad Is the BTK
Tart - Like Lovers Do
Odd Robot - Boil Through
Downtrodder - Dog Whistle
Foxhole - Outside Source
Uranium Club - The Collector
D'Arcy - Who's Gonna Love You
Teenage Bigfoot - Little Things
Ogikubo Station - Drowning At the Watering Hole
Hospital Job - Sheets In the Freezer

AVAILABLE NOW: The new album from Erotic Novels: "There Is No Language In Our Love!"
https://eroticnovelsnbnj.bandcamp.com/
Get it on LP, CD, or stream it on your favorite music delivery system!

Aug 3, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Prepare for a giant-sized punk rock extravaganza! Chris and Shannon look back on the music of a hundred episodes of Weekend Quality and bring you their favorite cuts from the history of the show, plus a brand new Erotic Novels track!

Erotic Novels - Five Years Later
Pinact - Seams
The Unlovables - Miracle Braves
Dead To Me - I Wanna Die In Los Angeles
Vacation - Better Days
Worriers - They/Them/Theirs
Headlines - Teething
Bleached - For the Feel
Jetty Boys - Cherry Cola
Iron Chic - Wolf Dix Road
Dark Thoughts - Fallin' Out
Gulps - Bummer
City Mouse - Really Really
Sugar Stems - 6 Feet Under
Ramona - Shit, We Broke Up
Canker Blossom - Scream
Direct Hit! - Werewolf Shame
Night Birds- Can't Get Clean
Shellshag - Forever
The Creeps - Car Crash

Jul 20, 2018

Chris is discombobulated sounds like he's... got a lot on his mind. Luckily, all of the white-hot punk rock buoys his spirits, and so it shall yours as well.

Andrea Manges and the Veterans - Walking Talking Hawking
The Putz - Unique
High Heels - True Daughters Of Midnight
Who Is She - Seattle Freeze
Answering Machine - Wallow
Dark Thoughts - Watch You Walk Away
Fat Heaven - Nowhere
Hard Sulks - Alaska's Good
Character Actor - On Rubicon Beach
Zero for Conduct - Oh Nancy! Only British People Can Fly

Jul 6, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

It's Weekend Quality Live! This week we have exclusive live tracks from Hospital Job, Attic Salt, and the Groucho Marxists! Relive the thrills, or experience them for the first time!

The Groucho Marxists
-Season Opener
-Primary Caregiver
 
Attic Salt
-Arm's Length
-Weird Science
-Hometown
 
Hospital Job
-The Believer
-Search Party
-Hey Hey
-First Place In Competitive Gravedigging
-Meetings

Recorded on May 20, 2018 by Lauren Banjo at the Court Tavern, New Brunswick, NJ.
Hosted by Chris Fabulous.
Booked by Shannon Perez and Chris Fabulous.

Jun 23, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

We love Trenton, NJ! Listen to this episode and you'll know why! Chris plays music that comes from in, around, and through the community, as well as some of Trenton's biggest fans. And, just when you thought it couldn't get any better: the exclusive debut of a new track from Honah Lee!

Alpha Rabbit - Gravitational Collapse
Mouthpiece - What Remains
Vision - One and the Same
Pissed - Get Out
Molly Rhythm - Shackles
Meeko Brando - Sega Lemon
Caruso - Secrets
Wade Wilson - Lanes
Raymond Strife and Ill-Omega feat. Roebus One - Finishing Touches
Erotic Novels - Joan Jett
The Plurals - Gallagher's Brother, Gallagher
Honah Lee - You Never Know

 

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Jun 8, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris gets back to basics with this playlist of shiny and new top-notch punk rock, hot off the presses!

Yeah, Bud!!! - Back Porch
Nectar - Smile
The Creeps - Staring Me Down
Jimmy Vapid - Prison Buzz
The LLC - Hello, My Name Is: Stressed
Not Scientists - Golden Staples
Remember Sports - Up From Below
Royal Roads - Sleep Over
The Mr. T Experience - Gooey Glasses
City Mouse - A New Dawn

May 25, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Around the state of Illinois and beyond, a group of musicians have come together around singer/songwriter/drummer/producer/engineer Luke McNeill and his projects such as The Copyrights, Hospital Job, Starter Jackets, and more. Chris and Shannon party with Luke and two of his collaborators, Tim Reynolds (Hospital Job, Horrible Things) and Kevin Rotter (The Copyrights, Horrible Things), and get to the bottom of all this pollination happening across the Land of Lincoln.

All this AND the world premiere of a track from the long-awaited Kepirights album, coming soon from Eccentric Pop!

Starter Jackets - 16-Bit
Local Drags - Girls In Denim Jackets
Horrible Things - Muncie's Best Sports Bar
Robot Bachelor - Bedroom Blitz/Turn Off The Light/Shtick In The Mud
Attic Salt - Library Boy
Skinny Genes - Don't Do Something, Just Sit There
The Copyrights - No Knocks
Dan Vapid - Let the Sunshine In
Hospital Job - Mount Rushmore
The Kepirights (Kepi Ghoulie and the Copyrights) - Tunnel of Love

May 11, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Miguel Chen (Teenage Bottlerocket) talks to Chris about meditation, wellness, the S-word, and his new book, "I Wanna Be Well." And, of course, what would an episode of Weekend Quality be, without ten tracks of blistering punk rock?

Royal Dog - Crabbed
Lisa Prank - Starting Again
The Creeps - Superstitions
Robot Bachelor - Richard Marx
Attic Salt - Arms Length
Horrible Things - El Yunque
Blackwolf Beach - Push Down and Turn
Teenage Bottlerocket - Dead Saturday
Teenage Bottlerocket - Back and Forth
Ramona - Lessons Learned

This episode is brought to you by Sell The Heart Records. Go to selltheheartrecords.com and check out "Everybody Wants Somewhere: A Tribute To Fugazi," and catch Tsunami Bomb in Philly, Somerville Massachusetts, Brooklyn, and as part of Pouzza Fest in Montreal. Listen for how to get a chance to win tickets to one of their US gigs!

Apr 20, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

When Chris Fabulous and the best bands in punk rock team up... SOMEBODY'S GONNA GET IT! This time on the show, Chris breaks down one of the greatest moments in human history, plus tons of great music to kick off the weekend:

War On Women - Dick Pics
The Switzerlands - Army Knife
Trampoline Team - Everybody Dies
Fucko - Buzz
LIFE - Membership Man
Notches - No Wonder Why
Bong Mountain - Why You So Short?
Get the Net - Runaway Train
The LLC - Swimming
Hot Blood - Signs of a Struggle

Apr 6, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Make like a turtle in time, and go back to 1989! Relive the embarrassment of doing dumb shit when you were a kid! Plus, a huge stack of the latest and greatest in punk rock!

Varsity Weirdos - Bad Nurse
Terry Malts - Won't Come To Find You
Hospital Job - Hey Hey
A.M. Nice - End Of an Era
A Giant Dog - Fake Plastic Trees
Dan Vapid - The Planets Of Our Solar System
Pissed Jeans - Ignorecam
Rene SG - I Don't Give a Fuck
Cheap Whine - Step Off
Exmaid - Devoted

Mar 30, 2018

Weekend Quality is bringing Dr. Frank (of the Mr. T Experience) and Even In Blackouts (feat. ex-Screeching Weasel founding member John Jughead) to the Court Tavern on June 9! Mikey Erg, Erotic Novels, and Ramona will be in the house, as well. Get all the details here, and get pumped with music from everyone who's playing!

The Mr. T Experience - Even Hitler Had a Girlfriend
Even In Blackouts - Hey Suburbia
Ramona - Shit We Broke Up
Braceface - She's a Dork
Mikey Erg - Stinking of Whiskey Blues
Erotic Novels - I'm Not Willing
Even In Blackouts - Dear Resonance
Dr. Frank - King Dork

 

Weekend Quality Presents...

Dr. Frank
Even In Blackouts
Mikey Erg
Erotic Novels
Ramona

June 9, 2018
The Court Tavern
New Brunswick, NJ

$10 advance / $15 at the door.
8pm doors. 9pm music.
Ages 21 and over.

Advance tickets available at weekendquality.com!

Mar 23, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Looking for someone who will cut to the chase? Someone who will drill down to the core? Someone who will slice all the way to the bone? Someone who will play some radical punk rock music, already? Look no further! Chris Fab is your man and Weekend Quality is your plan!

Headlines - Monuments
Direct Hit - You Got What You Asked For
Sick Shit - Trichotillomania
Waxahatchee - 8 Ball (demo)
Playing Dead - Couches and Coffins
A.M. Nice - 4H
Breaklights - Call It Off
Breaklite - Mother's Warning
Melted - Death Hymn Number 10
Torpedoes - No Thank You

Mar 9, 2018

Amy and Chris from Little Dickman Records call in to talk about the label and share music from their newest releases. C-Fab also has trouble pronouncing words between delivering you the hottest punk rock music allowable by law!

Dimber - Grey Suits White Coats
Secretary Legs - Sally Ride
The Total Bettys - I'll Fix It
Raging Nathans - Dayton
The Putz - I Don't Wanna Go
Lost Boy? - I Fought the Reaper
Rock N' Roll Hi-Fives - Hold On
Ex-Girlfriends - Flat Tire (demo)
The Blinders - Swine
MakeWar - Sallie

Feb 9, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris talks rock with Dave from the exceptional record label Black Numbers. Hear music from the newest Black Numbers releases, along with punk rock that'll make your arms bend back.

Static Radio - Loved to Death
Booji Boys - Weekend Rocker
Worriers - Best Fear / Worst Fantasy
Mind Spiders - Never Like That
Banquets - Forever Bender
Save Ends - Heavy Hearts
Scream Hello - Sad Places, Happy People
Brian Rothenbeck and the Adventuring Party - Life is a Highway to the Danger Zone
Sea Lilies - Pretty Sure
Groomers - Breakfast For Dinner For Lunch

Jan 26, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris goes into the finer points of the plight of the glasses-wearer at the punk show, takes you on a trip through tangentially related regional music, and plays a helluva great batch of punk rock songs.

Royal Dog - Thingy
Rata Negra - Por No Estar Sola
Timeshares - Anxious and Aspy
The LLC - You
Shadow Cats - Paranoia
Lemuria - Wanted To Be Yours
Dentist - You're a Bore
Hot Blood - Nuclear Summer
Tuffy - Wonder Twin Powers
Color TV - Night After Night

Jan 12, 2018

Weekend Quality: Every other Friday we play the music fit for weekend consumption!

Chris has returned to business as usual, after the Year-End Specials last month. The Jersey authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him. Plus, punk rock:

The Cryptkeeper Five - The East Horizon
Basic Bitches - My Body, My Choice
Parasite Diet - Chrononaut
FUCK! *(It's Pronounced SHIT!)* - Deliberately Stepping In Dog Shit Is My Favourite Hobby
Lily Livers - ACME
Teenage Bigfoot - Gringos
Heck Yes - Jesus Gave Up His Weekend for Your Sins
Hound - Bad One
John Hays - Toll Free
Lost Balloons - Losing Time

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