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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: December 4, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 4, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 4, 2019, 318.95 MB
Wed 4 Dec 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We've got all the best fish-related puns to get you through your Wednesday; National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, calls in to talk some big news; Rob guides us through some coral and climate change news on The Mind Trench; Tim pops in for Mediabatt with some updates about TV Three and a great clip to kick off your day; and Nadia Reid dials in with a new single. What a day!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 3, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 3, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 3, 2019, 319.34 MB
Tue 3 Dec 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: An absolute no-brainer for Second Guessing this morning; His Worships talks Auckland Ports, Waitākere walking tracks, and goodbye to Lime Scooters; Alien Weaponry popped in for a chat a few weeks ago, and we catch a snippet of that; Sam's reviewing the almighty Mandalorian; and Alex Bonham from the University of Auckland teaches Rachel and Tess a bit about playful practice in a playful city. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 2, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 2, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: December 2, 2019, 316.74 MB
Mon 2 Dec 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's back and we're finally in December, so festive; Jenna brings another great music biography in, this time, Elton John; and with the plethora of gigs coming up, there's a lot to get excited about. Happy Monday!

95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 29, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 29, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 29, 2019, 319.53 MB
Fri 29 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another day, another Breakfast with Sarah; Fabian Fanboy's found a movie made especially for him; Dr. Kirsten Zemke invites both ends of the prog rock fan base to share their thoughts; Dick Move join Sarah to talk Christmas and new singles; Zoë's got some thrilling theatre picks; and Vanessa Worm pops into the studio ahead of Catacombs tonight. Get yourself ready.

95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 28, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 28, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Sarah: November 28, 2019, 320.96 MB
Thu 28 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Sarah's in the drivers seat while we're being swamped by exciting upcoming gigs; Leisha Jones brings in two recommendations for top notch cookbooks and sparks a sandwich debate; Anthonie Tonnon's in the studio chatting forgotten trains and his very own Rail Land; Troy brings in his selections with some thrilling news about Black Friday; and Amelia wraps up the 95bFM Top Ten from last night.

95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: November 27, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: November 27, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Pearl: November 27, 2019, 319.82 MB
Wed 27 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Pearl's taking you through your Wednesday morning while Rachel's away, so buckle in; first and foremost, Pearl chats to the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern about what's happening in politics; Rob teaches Pearl and Tess about Pareidolia; and Natural Ange returns with an aid to our qualms. Plus, prizes and tunes aplenty. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 26, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 26, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 26, 2019, 324.26 MB
Tue 26 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A hefty Tuesday morning filled with prizes, games and reasons to get your bCard; another round of Second Guessing proves to be difficult; His Worship sheds some light on a few issues in Tāmaki Makaurau; a special Viewmaster this morning, as Sam and Rachel chat to Aniket and Takunda from Rediscovering Aotearoa; and Dr. Bryan Ruddy from the University of Aucklands teaches us more about robots. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 25, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 25, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 25, 2019, 315.92 MB
Mon 25 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another Monday as we inch closer to the end of November and the start of the festive season; Penelope Noir teaches us about a slighlty more sustainable silk-like fabric; Andrew from Die! Die! Die! is on the line for a quick yarn before their gig in December; Kiran brings in a very special pick from her favourite publisher, this week; and we've got a special announcement to get you in the Christmas spirit. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 22, 2019, 322.47 MB
Fri 22 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rick Breeze tells us it's all sun for the weekend, like music to our ears; Fabian Fanboy chats to Rachel about some exciting cinema; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us PBRNB, slightly controversial; Dharmarat pops in with a brand new album to share; Sanaya & Mayen from My Heart Goes Thadak Thadak are here to gives us a run down of the play; and Director of Spring Interlude, Martin Sagadin, tells us about his brilliant film. Big day, lots of sunshine, make sure to wear sunscreen!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 21, 2019, 319.81 MB
Thu 21 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's a real space-y day on Breakfast today; Dr. Bryce Edwards chats local politics; Troy brings in his funky selections; and Amelia rounds up what went down on the 95bFM Top Ten last night. Special thanks to the hive mind for teaching us about space.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020, 18.85 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

Rob's here with a goodie bag of all sorts. From mad honey to the world's biggest sandwich, oh and how could we forget cheesey cannonballs? 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020, 17.47 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

We're back with Tim Batt, and with little news on the sale of TV Three or the RNZ and TVNZ merger, there's still plenty to talk about in the realm of name suppression and youth radio stations. Always something happening in the media, eh?

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020 David Welch: January 21, 2020, 90.18 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The University of Auckland's Head of the Audiology Section, Dr. David Welch, joins us in studio to teach us a little bit about why loud music feels so good, and what potential damage we might be doing to our hearing. Yikes.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020, 11.34 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

Sam joins us for a chilling review of The Outsider (2020), an adaptation of the Stephen King novel. And, of course, we expect nothing less than a thrilling, supernatural mystery. But is it worth waiting a week for each episode? Sam reckons.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020, 23.14 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The Mayor chats to Rachel, this morning, about LGBTQI homelessness, another rise in AT Transport fares, and some potential solutions to our housing crisis.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020, 13.93 MB
Mon 20 Jan 2020

High-Vis is nothing but practical and fabulous and Penelope Noir is here to give us the low down on how this shiny fabric made it's way into legislation and whether we should bring back fluro...?

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: January 17, 2020, 8.39 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Zoë's back from her holiday with some reckons on what's good in theatre this week. Get yourself along to the Shakespeare Pop-Up Globe to catch the ol' classic Romeo & Juliet. And following that theme, Auckland's Shakespeare in the Park 2020 is on at the Pumphouse, so why not make a weekend of it?

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020 I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: January 17, 2020, 24.14 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Melbourne-based NZ muso Sarah Mary Chadwick spoke to Rachel about her upcoming new album "Please Daddy", and her Fringe Town 2020 performance in February. She will be performing her 2019 album "The Queen Who Stole the Sky" on the Auckland Town Hall's grand organ- it's going to be a special night! 

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 17, 2020, 13.79 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Fabian Fanboy jumps into the realm of TV for a minute before sharing his top picks of films to catch this weekend. Get yourself along to Bombshell, Fabian reckons. If you're looking for a trip down memory lane, Bad Boys for Life and Dolittle are both out this weekend but attend at your own risk, warns Fabian.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: January 16, 2020, 19.69 MB
Thu 16 Jan 2020

David Slack made it through the incredible Krypton Factor trials of getting into the 95bFM on-air studio this morning (there are a lot of construction works about), so you know his opinion is an intelligent one indeed. He and Rachel talk housing, elections, campaigning and everything else that makes people pull the covers over their eyes. Rather.