Weekend Quality with Chris Fabulous

Every other Friday we play the punk rock music fit for weekend consumption!
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Feb 23, 2018

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

Chris tells the tale of an embarrassing early gig, hockey stick mic stands and all, at the dawn of his punk rock awakening. Plus, a murderer's row of sweaty-toothed punk rock greats:

Vacation - Sharptooth Tinsel Town
The Slow Death - It's Not Enough
Jeremy Porter and The Tucos - Walk of Shame
Martha - Ice Cream and Sunscreen
Headlines - Primary
Weird Skin - Question Mark
Eric Mahnke - Dead Weight
Coward - I Still Remember
Open City - Nightshift
Dead to Me - Fear Is The New Bliss

Be sure to catch Weekend Quality Live:
March 23 at the Court Tavern, New Brunswick, NJ
Playing Dead
Meeko Brando
Shannon Perez of Erotic Novels (solo electric)

Jun 2, 2017

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

Big announcement! Weekend Quality is now a record label, and the first release will be Erotic Novels five-song EP, 'Debut," on July 15. To mark the occasion, Weekend Quality Live will be happening that night at Volume IV with Erotic Novels, Scruff, Wild Rice, Ellen and the Degenerates, and Shellshag!

But you don't have to wait til July to get a taste of that sweet, sweet Weekend Quality Live action. We have exclusive live tracks and new songs here, this time on the podcast, with:

Erotic Novels:
Unchained Melody

Alpha Rabbit:
Gravitational Collapse
Red State Blues

Honah Lee:
Weezer Pin
Something Comes Along
Leave It To My Goddamn Brain
I Hate My Job
New Personality
Life Won't Let Me

Sick Shit:
Kids For Cash

Dec 2, 2016

While Chris prepares the Best of 2016 specials, the dystopic duo of J Nixon (Nervous Triggers, Black Wine, Blankside, Wake Up Sheep People podcast) and Jay Insult (Nervous Triggers, Streams of Whiskey Gigs & DJ Nights) fills in. Prepare your palate for the saltiest and sweetest in punk rock.

Bad Cop/Bad Cop - Get Rad
The Pathogens - Freaks on the Street
The Lovesongs- D
Psychic Teens- Tarnish
Exmaid - Sports
Blankside- Video
Finchler - Mr. Death
Coneheads - Notha Thing
War on Women - You Don't Tell Me How To Live
Nervous Triggers - Do The Drool

Nov 18, 2016

Highlights from the Weekend Quality Live with Sonic Avenues, Steve Adamyk Band, Gulps, and City Pool!

City Pool
Wipe It Down
Last Stab

Kiss Me Thru the Phone

Steve Adamyk Band
Through My Fingers
Forever Won't Wait
I Fought For the USA
Better Off

Sonic Avenues
Death Trap
Burn Like Fire
Illusions: The System
This Is Your Way Out
X Your Manners

Recorded at the Pharmacy, Philadelphia, November 2, 2016. Recorded by Garret Price. Live sound and vocals engineered by Bill Logicalfrog. Edited by Chris Fabulous. Co-executive producer Shannon Perez.

Nov 2, 2016

TONIGHT! WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2! THE PHARMACY! 18th AND WHARTON, PHILADELPHIA! WEEKEND QUALITY LIVE! Chris is pumped for the show, playing hits from the acts that will perform, as well as some more of his favorite punk rock tunes!

Sonic Avenues - Future
Melted - Old Lady Avenue
Mean Jeans - Michael Jackson Was Tight
Truant Minds - Waiting
Joyce Manor - Reversing Machine
Ex-Cult - Government Birdcage
Steve Adamyk Band - Lose Control
Pkew Pkew Pkew - Hangin' Out
Sea Lilies - Hate the Smell
Gulps - Bummer

Oct 21, 2016

Listen if you dare! It's the WQ Halloween Spooktacular, featuring the way to total reality-transcending happiness, and obviously the best bone-chilling punk rock from the likes of:

Big Eyes - Leave This Town
Steve Adamyk Band - If I Wanted To
Dead To Me - I Wanna Die In Los Angeles
The Turnbucklers - All The Time
Four Lights - White Girl Wasted
Kitty Kat Fan Club - Take the World I'm Coming Home With You
Go Deep - It's Ending Soon
Sonic Avenues - Tunnel Vision
Teenage Bigfoot - No Office In the Wild
Psychiatric Metaphors - The Parasite

Oct 7, 2016

Chris throws a little hissy fit. Of course there's also punk rock music from all your favorites!

Night Birds - One Eye
Bad Sports - Don't Get Your Hopes Up
Color TV - Meat Wagon
I Hope You Die - Blue
Dog Party - Enough
Culture Abuse - Turn It Off
School Damage - Shoot Your Eye Out
The Dopamines - Dave Wipfler
The '94 Knicks - Don't Worry
The Murderburgers - The Waves

Sep 23, 2016

Your humble host, "C-Fab," becomes possessed by the Holy Spirit of punk rock and plays the greatest damn music you ever heard in your damn life. He also talks about the Misfits reunion and his experience seeing Pansy Division this week.

The Battery Electric - Modern Girls
Mikey Erg - Faulty Metaphor
Black Wine - Solar Flare
Bong Mountain — Shit Talk Brigade
Sea Lilies - Use Anything
Young Rochelles - Not Any Use
Crazy & the Brains - Brain Freeze
The Mr. T Experience - Cinthya (with a Y)
Pansy Division - Blame the Bible
Steve Adamyk Band - Through My Fingers

Plus, don't forget:
Sonic Avenues
Steve Adamyk Band
City Pool
November 2 at the Pharmacy
18th and Wharton, Philadelphia





Sep 9, 2016

Joe Decarolis (Hurry, Psychic Teens) kicks it with Chris and shares music from several corners of his big collection.

Parquet Courts - No, No, No!
Notches - Don't Care About You
The Hotelier - Goodness Pt. 2
case/lang/veirs - Best Kept Secret
Readership - Weeds
Strange Relations - Weeknites
Humanshapes - Holy Mortars
Shopping - Why Wait
RAKTA - Filhas Do Fogo
Antarctigo Vespucci - I See Failure

Plus, don't forget:
Sonic Avenues
Steve Adamyk Band
City Pool
November 2 at the Pharmacy
18th and Wharton, Philadelphia

Aug 26, 2016

Oh, snap! It's the announcement for the next Weekend Quality Live show! November 2 at the Pharmacy with Sonic Avenues, Steve Adamyk Band and more!

Then Chris waxes (and wanes) about when execution doesn't live up to ambition, and how incredible it can be. Plus: all your new favorite punk songs!

Sass Dragons - Up the Nose
Sonic Avenues - In Your Head
Radioactivity - I Know
GULPS - Kiss Me Thru the Phone
Nervous Triggers - Risk Oblivious Youth (demo)
Jagwar Pirates - Rocket Surf
Sick Shit - Playboy
Punch - Personal Space
Big Eyes - When You Were 25
Shellshag - Forever

Aug 12, 2016

Chris explores the benefits of knowing that nothing works out, plus wall-to-wall punk rock hits.

Steve Adamyk Band - Die Dead Forever
Descendents - Days Of Desperation
Night Birds - Unavoidable Filth
Culture Abuse - Perfect Light
Ex Hex - Everywhere
The Creeps - Full Shook
Martha - Precarious (Supermarket Song)
Pujol - Mayday
The Transgressions - I Don't Wanna Be
Gulps - Lesson Learned


There's fun to be had on the WQ Instagram! Cheek it out!


Saturday August 13, 8 PM

I Hope You Die
City Pool
Alpha Rabbit

Buddies Tavern
Sayreville, NJ

Click here for event details.

Aug 5, 2016

A tech snafu, and an oopsie, and here we are. Instead of the anticipated live tracks from last week's event, we have studio recordings that are still better than anything you're ever gonna do, so why are you complaining?

Hot Blood - Cop In a Tank
The Hellstroms - I Hate Your Mom
The Jantones - Something Earthy and Crude
Andross - It's Midnight and We're Home
High Heels - Gloved Killer

Jul 22, 2016

In this super-sized episode, Chris celebrates a milestone by and playing music from the bands to be featured at Weekend Quality Live (tonight, July 22, at the Pharmacy, Philadelphia), others.


Trophy Lungs - The Big Eddie
GLOSS - Fight
Andross - Bulletcatcher
Jantones - Myself, When I'm Down
Problem Daughter - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Direct Hit! - Do The Sick
Backseat Angels - My Baby Wants To Brainwash My Mind
The Hellstroms - I Come Out At Night
Phylums - Stutter Bug
La Luz - Pink Slime
Pkkw Pkew Pkew - Before We Go Out Drinking
High Heels - Night Shift
All Dogs - That Kind if Girl
Lash Outs - Bondage of Self
Descendents- Victim Of Me
Hot Blood - Chemical Solution

Jul 8, 2016

Erika Atrophy (Jantones, The Hellstroms) steps in to save the day while Chris is busy putting the finishing touches on the new Hellstroms EP.

The Exploding Hearts- Modern Kicks
Kurt Baker- Why You Gotta Lie
Weezer- Brightening Day
The Allstonians- Martinis For Two
Radiation City- Milky White
Darwin Deez- Last Cigarette
Andross- Glass Elephant
Tiger Army- Candy Ghosts
Sizzy Rocket- Bestie
Jantones- Nowhere To Go But Fucked Up


July 22 at the Pharmacy
18th and Wharton, Philadephia

Hot Blood
The Hellstroms
The Jantones
High Heels

Jun 24, 2016

Chris takes to the (naked) beach life and wards off (naked) raccoons.

Vacation - Better Days
Direct Hit - Was It the Acid?
Ty Segall - You're the Doctor
Be My Doppelganger - Discount Psychoanalysis
Wringer - Eazy-E Had Nights Like This
The Slow Death - Hang Up The Phone
Guantanamo Baywatch - Mr. Rebel
Tight Bros - Pig Roast
The Murderburgers - My Name Is Elbows
High Heels - I Drive the Hearse

Jun 17, 2016

C-Fab cuts to the point and gets to the bone. Music from all your brand new favorites, and a visit from a real classic. Plus, the label spotlight turns to Phratry Records.

Rotten Mind - Damaged State of Mind
Toys That Kill - I Don't Wanna Be Around
Fucked Up - A Light That Never Comes On
A.M. Nice - Balance
Maple Stave - Townsend
Knife The Symphony - Fade Away
Yeah Bud!!! - Waste My Daze
The Hex Dispensers - Personality X-Ray
Fake Boyfriend - Wax
Ex-Cult - Clinical Study

Hot Blood
The Hellstroms
The Jantones
High Heels
Weekend Quality Live
July 22 at the Pharmacy
18th and Wharton, Philadephia

Label Spotlight:
Phratry Records

Jun 10, 2016

Chris lets you know about the best way to give him money, the fact that he doesn't have any money, the most underrated Ramone, and what it might mean to call something "black music."

A Giant Dog - Sleep When Dead
Martha - Chekhov's Hangnail
Biffers - Bubblegum
The Spits - Tonight
Useless Eaters - Dungeon
Grim Deeds feat. Jim Testa - So, Listen, Ben
Breaklights - Mainstay
Mikey Erg - Boys & Girls & Tentative Decisions
CJ Ramone - Understand Me
Modern Baseball - Just Another Face

Jun 3, 2016

Chris makes his return to talk about rocker n00dz, the Label Spotlightâ„¢ segment, and sits backwards in his chair and turns his hat around to relate to you damn kids and your mental problems.

Radioactivity - Don't Try
Boner City - Sour Fuck
Dead Stars - Calm Punk
The Putz - Your Spaceship's Taking Off
Tough - Destiny
Horror Section - Forever Close
Black Flamingos - Devil's Punch Bowl
Mind Spiders - Running
Psychic Teens - EVERYTHING
A.M. Nice - Spin It Like A Coin

May 27, 2016

We're back! Jim Testa ( takes his finger of the pulse of rock and roll just long enough to fill in for Chris. He plays all the newest and best punk, and one apropos classic.

Screeching Weasel - First Day Of Summer
Grim Deeds - Surrounded By Assholes
Bluffing - Older and Colder
The Regrets - Jacaranda
Diarrhea Planet - Hammer of the Gods
Gotobeds - Bodies
The Everymen - Nick Lower
Beach Slang - Hard Luck Kid
Night Birds - Sex Tape
Mikey Erg - Comme Si About Me

Apr 22, 2016

Who gives a care what Chris talks about? Tonight is Weekend Quality Live!



April 22, 2016
The Pharmacy
18th and Wharton, Philadelphia

On this week's podcast:

Podacter - Living Infants
Mean Jeans - Now I Wanna Be Yr Dogg
White Reaper - Wolf Trap Hotel
Mikey Erg - Song Against Ian Raymond
Pujol - Rock and Roll Huey Long
Big Eyes - Wanted Sometimes
Direct Hit - Forced to Sleep
Shockwaves - Like That
Goddamnit - Citywide
Side Bitch - Summer Love 2015

Mar 11, 2016

Your hosts explore the many facets of the disgusting human body and related subjects, including Jen's dark reasons for entering the medical profession, arachnids crawling onto your brain, and confusing scrotal contents. All this, Chris passes the NCLEX, and ten tracks of blistering punk rock.

Mean Jeans - Nite Vision

The Transgressions - I Wanna Be Your Christian Slater

Potato Rocket - Bad Habits

Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band - Julie (Hang Out A Little Longer)

I Hope You Die - Feelin' Real Sick

Mind Spiders - No Filter

Screaming Females - Ripe

Steve Layman - Repose

Bully - Trying

Vacation Bible School - Back of the Bus