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95bFM Breakfast with Rachel

95bFM Breakfast w Rachel

Listen back to feature interviews and performances from the 95bFM Breakfast Show. Weekly features (such as Loose Reads or Travelling Tunes) all have their own feeds, so to listen or subscribe, pick and choose from the bCasts list on the right.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019, 319.54 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking your Thursday off with some political yarns with Professor Jennifer Curtin; followed by mouth-watering breakfast suggestions, thanks to Leisha; Dinamarca pops into the studio ahead of his gig at Whammy Backroom tonight; Troy brings in a few picks hot off the press; and Amelia wraps up a sugary Small Top Ten alongside the official 95bFM Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019, 311.62 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The sun has come out, just for Breakfast; Rob talks cakes, dog food and bells; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, dials in to catch up with Rachel; we've got a snippet of Danielle's chat with Zane 2000 to give you a taster for Long Player; and Natural Ange is back in the studio after three long weeks to cure all your ailments. What a lovely Wednesday.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019, 318.77 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's bucketing down outside, so Rachel's got some hot tunes to keep you warm; James Brown keeps you guessing this morning; His Worship returns for another term as Mayor and another chat with Rachel; Sam keeps his review local this week, talking about Educators; and Riley from the University of Auckland pops up to tell us about being a stunt man and taekwondo world champion. Keep dry out there folks!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019, 323.94 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's got some golden reviews from Sampa the Great on the weekend; Penelope Noir talks the history of rubber and latex; we hear a snippet from Rachel's chat with Sampa the Great before the gig on Saturday; Suri brings us part two of a trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen; and Lillian runs us through some of the local election results. You know it's spring time when Geneva brings you freshly picked flowers. Aww.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019, 320.85 MB
Fri 11 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We've made it to Friday and Rachel's got some tunes to get you through that last weekly hurdle; Fabian's got some film recommendations for this grizzly weather; Josh Fountain pops into the studio to chat about being nominated for the VNZMA Artisan Awards; and Johanna brings her top theatre picks and special guest, Kura Forrester, for a yarn. Happy Friday!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019, 324.97 MB
Thu 10 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are powering through the week, with some spicy new tunes to get through our Thursday; Dr. Bryce Edwards gives us a heads up on what's been happening in politics; Aaron and Charlotte from Stone Soup Magazine pop in to talk spring planting on Breakfast Food; Randa brings us a new track, 'Toughen Up' to brighten up this cloudy morning; Troy's got some picks From The Crate; and Amelia talks dog ghosts, Nic Cage, and the 95bFM Top Ten.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 9, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 9, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 9, 2019, 319.58 MB
Wed 9 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: First things first, let's fix the zip on Rob's bag; then we've got National MP, Chris Penk, stepping in for Paula Bennett this morning; followed by Rob's lesson on the placebo effect; Rachel shares a snippet of Long Player, with her Short Player; and we're lucky enough to have Molly Nilsson on the line before she graces our shores in December. Plus, a bunch of great contributions from the callers. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 8, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 8, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 8, 2019, 320.72 MB
Tue 8 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The listeners prove their musical genius, yet again, in Second Guessing; His Worship chats to us whilst in the chaos of local body elections; Cindy and Tei. pop in up to the studio to give us the lowdown on Garden of Celebration; Sam's back to his binge watching ways; and Jiwon Hong talks to us about pancreatitis. Plus, Rachel's looking to the hive mind for answers.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 7, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 7, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 7, 2019, 321.61 MB
Mon 7 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's been for her first swim so I guess it's time to say summer's here; Pennie gives us her hot takes from Paris Fashion Week; and Kiran brings in a book that's very timely. Grab yourself a cuppa and settle into some good tunes to kick your week off nicely.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 4, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 4, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 4, 2019, 322.5 MB
Fri 4 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Fabian Fanboy joins us from Tinseltown to talk about The Joker; if that first coffee wasn't enough, Dr. Kirsten Zemke wakes us up with techno; Ciara and Rory from The Vault pop in to talk about their all ages gig, Seal The Vault; and Zoë schedules a weekend of theatre for you. Be good out there.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: October 17, 2019, 30.87 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

LP exploration with the ever-knowledgeable Troy, featuring the following new cakes and/or tasty re-releases:

  • Geraldo Pino - Power To The People
  • Ana Mazzotti - Sou / Em Acalanto
  • Allah Lahs - Holding Pattern

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019

I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019 I/V w/ Cristian Dinamarca: October 17, 2019, 20.29 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Swedish-Chilean DJ Dinamarca, and co-founder of the Staycore label, is in Aotearoa for the first time to play at Whammy backroom thanks to Community Garden! Rachel spoke to Dinamarca about music, how he got into DJ-ing and the community of artists he works with around the world. Tune in and head along to the gig tonight! 

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019

Political Commentary w/ Prof. Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019 Jennifer Curtin: October 17, 2019, 19.81 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

We've got Professor Jennifer Curtin on the line bright and early this morning to get a good dose of what's happening in politics. Talking polls, the latest local elections, and new regulations for University accommodation.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: October 17, 2019, 13.45 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Giving the listeners what they want, and talking actual breakfast food on Breakfast Food, this morning. Leisha's talking breakfast foods from around the world, leaving Rachel and Tess salivating for something more than muesli.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019, 16.61 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Rob's talking about the Pavlovian theory this morning, something he's not a huge fan of. From dog food to bells, this marketing technique is one that Rob reckons is just stink. Tune in to find out more about this classic conditioning.

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019

Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019 Natural Ange w/ Angela Haldane: October 16, 2019, 96.51 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

That's right, she's back! Natural Ange is here, once a month, to make sure you're all holding up okay. This month, covering sore toes, period cramps, CBD oil, and inflammation. Good stuff.

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: October 16, 2019, 11.7 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, dials in this week to talk about the political polling, new regulations for university accommodations and the funding boost for tackling online extremism. Big week in politics.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 15, 2019, 22.12 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

As the local election votes were revealed over the weekend, we return to our weekly chat with our new (returning) Mayor, Phil Goff. Talking goals for this next term as Mayor, youth councillors and his newborn grandson (aww).

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Riley Phillips-Harris: October 15, 2019, 76.38 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

This mornings guest for Ready, Steady, Learn is the multi-talented, Riley Phillips-Harris. Blues Award winner talks about his life as taekwondo world champion, budding lawyer and stunt man. Featuring in films like Mortal
Engines
, Avatar 2 and 3, the Shannara Chronicles, Riley chats to Rachel about life in the stunt world and taking out the taekwondo championship.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 15, 2019, 11.99 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

Sam brings it back to some local shows this week, and after binging Educators on TVNZ last night, he's impressed. These 15 minute episodes are full of relatable content and real laughs-out-loud, plus a load of familar faces. Sam reckons this is definitely worth your time.