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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 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.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 3, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 3, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 3, 2019, 316.74 MB
Thu 3 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel & Tess are talking Silver Scrolls this morning; David Slack pops into the studio to grab himself a coffee and talk politics; we're left hungry after chatting about pizza with Leisha; we hear from a few of the winners and finalists from the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Awards last night; and Troy brings in his hot picks for the week. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 2, 2019, 319.94 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Aw, what a beautiful sunrise streaming into the Breakfast studio this morning; Rob enlightens us on some pyschological traits that we all seem to possess; the Prime Minister's on the line to catch up with some of the politics that we've seen in the last month; and Show Me Shorts Film Festival Director, Gina Dellabarca, pops in to talk us through watching 2000 short films and what made the line up. 

What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020

What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020 What's Up? w/ Paula Bennett: February 26, 2020, 17.55 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett, dials in to discuss some of the latest topics in poltiics. Covering the Serious Fraud Office investigations, proposed deportation policies, and vaping law changes.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: February 26, 2020, 18.04 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

Rob Bollix joins us this week after discovering the magical world of improvisation. The Mind Trench collides with the world of theatre in this weeks fascinating segment.

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: February 26, 2020, 20.1 MB
Wed 26 Feb 2020

After an eventful week in the media landscape, Tim runs us through what went down. From NZME trying to buy Stuff to Mediaworks threatening to have Hannah Tamaki on Dancing with the Stars, Tim's here to help us understand.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: February 25, 2020, 13.22 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Sam returns this week with a show that we can't quite wrap our heads around. Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020) is the uplifting musical TV series that we didn't know we needed. Featuring pop tunes you'll definitely know, Sam reckons this show is definitely a great watch, especially if you're dusty.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Scott Claessens: February 25, 2020, 71.69 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Scott Claessens, from the University of Auckland's pyschology department, pops into the studio to chat to Rachel and Tess about his research involving dogs, yawning and empathy. Wholesome.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: February 25, 2020, 24.7 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Rachel talks to the Mayor about the Government's housing plans, an abundance of roadworks around the city, and whether these e-bikes are safe.

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020

I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020 I/V w/ Sarah Mary Chadwick: February 25, 2020, 23.34 MB
Tue 25 Feb 2020

Sarah Mary Chadwick is in Auckland for a very special show this thursday night as part of Fringe Town 2020: she will be performing her album 'The Queen Who Stole The Sky' on the Auckland Town Hall's grand organ. Sarah popped into the studio to chat about the project, and her most recent album 'Please Daddy' that came out in January. Whakarongo mai nei- and don't miss the gig!

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: February 24, 2020, 12.52 MB
Mon 24 Feb 2020

Jenna's been waiting a while for this book to come into New Zealand, and it didn't disappoint. In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado navigates the narrative of an abusive relationship whilst taking a different lens in each chapter. Potentially triggering while also cathartic. 

I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020

I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020 I/V w/ Reb Fountain: February 24, 2020, 13.85 MB
Mon 24 Feb 2020

It's shaping up to be a big year for Reb Fountain, who has just signed to Flying Nun and is releasing a self-titled album in May. She popped into the studio to chat about her latest single 'Samson', and what's on the horizon for her in 2020. 

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: February 21, 2020, 26.17 MB
Fri 21 Feb 2020

Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Chip Tunes, not salt and vinegar please. Featuring YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA's Yellow Magic (Tong Poo), Crystal Castles' Air War, and Anamanaguchi's Meow