Weekend Quality

Every other Friday I play the punk rock music fit for weekend consumption!
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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 29, 2016

Highlights from the WEEKENDqualityLIVE, recorded at the Pharmacy, April 22, 2016. Recorded by Steve Layman.

Hard Dying Habits
Absurdity in Everything
Bastards and Bleeding Hearts

Side Bitch:
Broken Memories
Like a 90's Movie
When You Were Mine
Erotic Novels on a Saturday Night

Fuck Dis
Steady Diet Of Sugar
It's Over Now

Mikey Erg:
I Could Never Take the Place Of Your Man
An Abundance of Julies
Apart Time
Resisting Tyrannical Government
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

Apr 15, 2016

Jen "The Talent" recounts her most recent bouts with anxiety, the amount of time she has for stupid mother fuckers, and brings you a rapid-fire Netflix movie roundup inspired by a boy on the East Coast. Plus, some excellent punk rock!

Spruce Bringsteen - God Bless Destruction
Trophy Lungs - Exit 28
The Copyrights - Never Move Your Back Row
Nervosas - Moral Panic
RVIVR - Real Mean
Dingus - Wherefore Art Thou Jerks
Rational Anthem - I Wish I Could Be Happy
Bad Cop/Bad Cop - Rip You to Shreds
Hospital Job - First Place in Competitive Grave Digging
Royal Headache - Wouldn't You Know

Apr 8, 2016

Chris spits it solo to discuss his sensual aesthetic, to ponder rocking locally, and say goodbye to an old friend. Don't forget, Weekend Quality LIVE is coming to the Pharmacy in Philly with Mikey Erg, Goddamnit, Podacter, and Side Bitch on April 22!

School Damage - Colour Me Regressed
Gymshorts - Scumdog
Hot Blood - Class Warfare
Guantanamo Baywatch - Boy Like Me
Tacocat - Psychedelic Quinceañera
Hound - Little One
Bleached - For the Feel
Sheer Mag - Worth The Tears
Sunshine and the Rain - Can't Stop Thinking About You
Pool Party - Favorite Girls

Apr 1, 2016

Chris and guest Shannon Perez (Side Bitch, I Hope You Die, Strange Things Done In the Midnight Sun) talk about cactus disasters, the guy from Third Eye Blind's third eye, podcast outfits, and WEEKEND QUALITY LIVE, April 22 at the Pharmacy in Philadelphia. With music!

Plus, review Weekend Quality on iTunes for a chance to co-host an episode with us!

The Dopamines - Try This Kids At Home

Podacter - Die Yuppy Scum

Erika Atrophy - No Luck

Beach Slang - Bad Art and Weirdo Ideas

No Parents - Bully Girl

Occult Detective Club - Third Way

Jetty Boys - Gimme Your Love

The Heat Tape - 21st Century Turd

Dirty Fences - White Lies

King Tuff - Screaming Skull

Mar 25, 2016

Jen "The Talent" hits the mic solo and laments the passage of time, ponders the realities of clapping off-beat, and plays all the punk rock hits you've come to expect; no, demand!

The Ergs! - Blue

The Raging Nathans - Not Giving Up

Chinese Telephones - Back to You Again

Cayetana - Age of Consent

The Breeders - Cannonball

Lemuria - Cannonballs to Hurt

The God Damn Doo Wop Band - Talk Too Much

The Capitalist Kids - On My Mind

Vacation- Big Scary Dudes

Joyce Manor - Constant Headache

Mar 18, 2016

Chris and his guest Shannon Perez (Side Bitch, I Hope You Die, Strange Things Done In the Midnight Sun) play selections from bands they're looking forward to seeing at SXSW! They also discuss storming elitist SPIN Magazine parties, and ending up passed out on the floor before the headliner.

Night Birds- Can't Get Clean

Shannon and the Clams- My Man

Mean Jeans- License 2 Chill


Mind Spiders- Cold

Side Bitch- Wild at Heart

NOFX- The Bag


TV Tramps- Baby Girl

Shark Muffin - Quarter Machine

The Spits- Don't Shoot


The Riverboat Gamblers - A Choppy Yet Sincere Apology

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

Mar 4, 2016

On this Very Special Episode, Jen and Chris present music from the great nation of Canada, one of the planet's leading producers of punk rock. Your hosts also talk about going back to give advice 15-year-old them and blasting offensive songs at work.

The Hextalls - Ramones T-Shirt

Chixdiggit! - I Remember You

PUP - Guilt Trip

Sonic Avenues - OCD Vibes

The Creeps - Cancer

Steve Adamyk Band - My Enemy

The White Wires - Be True to Your School ('Til You Get Kicked Out)

The Isotopes - Operation Vamos

Crusades - Attic

The Visitors - San Andreas

Feb 25, 2016

Chris and Jen fight through hell to talk about ear safety, the best character on Will and Grace, Marc Maron's cats, what hand tattoos do to Jen, and giving Al Gore the finger. All this, and punk rock!

Dead to Me - Still Heartbeat

Iron Reagan - Miserable Failure

Pup- DVP

FIDLAR - West Coast

Iron Chic - Sounds Like A Pretty Brutal Murder

Boys- New Car

Hard Girls - Sign of the Dune

Cheap Girls - Short-Cut Days

Smoking Popes - How Dangerous

Dear Landlord - A Little Left

Feb 19, 2016

Chris talks to himself about the movie theater he went to that didn't do a great job serving dinner.

Not Scientists - I'm Brainwashing You

The Max Levine Ensemble - American

Mega - A Fantastic Fear Of Everything

Western Addiction - Cold-Hearted Maceration

Pink Eye - Pizza Girl

Indonesian Junk - Shelly Shelly (Don't Break My Heart)

Royal Headache - Never Again

Vic Ruggiero - Neatly

The Snails - Walking Softly Down Broad Street

The Little Richards - Slug Queen

Feb 12, 2016

In these days of difficult-to-pronounce band names, Chris and Jen bring you talk of special meat, emergency Pez, money on our loins, and Mass Giorgini spinning in his grave. All this, plus the regrettable return of inside jokes, and the inaugural edition of Adam Fletcher Facebook Friend Request Update.

The Arrivals - Simple Pleasures In America

The Manges - Body Bags 2

Direct Hit - More of the Same

Antarctigo Vespucci - I'm Giving Up on U2

Pity Party - Dishwashers

Lemuria - Wise People

Low Culture - Oh Jazelle

Night Birds - King Kong

Maiden Mars - Choke

Dingus - Don Quixote

Feb 5, 2016
John Jughead Pierson (Screeching Weasel, Even in Blackouts, The Mopes, Jughead's Basement Podcast) is here
so is Jen
we play Jughead's playlist, and he tells stories about each of the songs and how they shaped his life, musically and otherwise

Screeching Weasel - What We Hate
Red Cross - Cover Band
The Lillingtons - Lillington High
Circle Jerks - Coup D'etat
Adrenalin O.D. - The Nice Song
Angry Samoans - Lights Out
Even In Blackouts - 517 E. Highland
Mixtapes - Bad Parts
The Manges - Blame Game
The Promise Ring - Pink Chimneys
The Mopes - I Don't Know How To Say Goodbye


Jan 29, 2016

Featuring recordings from Weekend Quality LIVE, C-Fabs returns solo for a deafeningly amazing edition of Weekend Quality! 


Teenage Bigfoot:
Yer Eyez
Heavy Dayz

The Young Rochelles:
Return of the Skunk Ape
Cannibal Island
My Stomach Hates My Guts
Ugly Life

Honah Lee:
I Should Go
A Loss For Words
Party Goggles
Time Flies
The Accommodator

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