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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 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 22, 2019, 319.19 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Straight into a tricky Second Guessing, always impressed by the bFM listenerships knowledge bank; His Worship talks cycling infrastructure, council-controlled services and recycling; Diggy Dupe pops into the studio for a chat with Rachel about how stoked he is to be nominated at the VNZMA's; Sam's reviewing an emotional rollercoaster on Viewmaster; and Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri teach Rachel about mycobacterium tuberculosis. Big morning on Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019, 318.8 MB
Mon 21 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's beautiful and bright this morning, and we've got some tunes to wake you up on this Monday morning; Kiran pops in with her book review and some thoughts on the Man Booker Prize; and Rachels got prizes galore to start your week nicely. Enjoy the sunshine, folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019, 320.98 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess discuss their favourite mugs; Fabian Fanboy gives us some hot reckons on new releases in the cinema; Dr. Kirsten Zemke drinks spiced pumpkin lattes and chats about her love for G-Funk; Lawrence Arabia dials in to talk about his upcoming gig at Pah Homestead; Zoë brings Jo Randerson up to talk about her current work in the world of theatre; and Gussie from Mermaidens is on the line to chat touring and playing at Whammy on the weekend. Plus, Rachel shares a special story featuring Bobby G from Primal Scream. Nice.

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. 

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...?

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.

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?

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.