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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: September 3, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 3, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 3, 2019, 316.89 MB
Tue 3 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Whilst bracing ourselves for some stormy weather, Breakfast is here to keep you cosy; Dim takes the cake on another round of Second Guessing; the Mayor talks the measles outbreak, the census and housing; Alex pops up to give us a TV recommendation on Viewmaster; and Prof. Kathy Campbell talks about outerspace. Tess has a existential crisis but we're all good (or are we?). 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 2, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 2, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 2, 2019, 320.87 MB
Mon 2 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking off Monday with a spring in our step, even at this early hour; Penelope Noir looks back at fashion week; Jen Cloher brings her guitar into the studio to play us a song and have a chat on this sunny morning; Jenna's talking not one, but two, exciting books that are on her mind; and Natural Ange strolls in after a lovely walk in Albert Park. Sunny start to spring.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 30, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 30, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 30, 2019, 321.08 MB
Fri 30 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The sun is golden, and despite the frost, Rachel's feeling summery; Fabian Fanboy's in studio this morning talking horror films and his top picks for this week; Dr. Kirsten Zemke isn't convinced by Glitch Hop; Jamie Lee and Marcel from Crap Date are up in the studio ahead of The Others Way tonight with a new single to share; and Zoë gives us a guide to some theatre for the weekend. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 29, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 29, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 29, 2019, 321.75 MB
Thu 29 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A sleepy morning, thankfully we've got a steady stream of sunshine and good tunes to wake us up, aww; Morgan Godfrey dials in for Political Commentary to talk Ihumātao, superannuation, and party donations; Leisha returns to talk no-waste soup; special guests Dave Dobbyn and Peter Urlich join Rachel in studio to talk about joining the NZ Music Hall of Fame; Troy brings some delightful numbers; and Amelia recaps the Top Ten from last night. A hearty Breakfast for a sunny day.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 28, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 28, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 28, 2019, 318.2 MB
Wed 28 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are enjoying a cuppa with Rob; Deputy Leader of the National Party, Paula Bennett, chats with Rachel about politics and some policy if National is re-elected; Rob's get a special request from Tess to look into some funny ol' sayings; and Mark Easterbrook pops up to talk Going West Festival. Plus, Tess and Rach reckon you should bath in the sun while you can today.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 27, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 27, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 27, 2019, 318.64 MB
Tue 27 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The sun is shining and Rachel reckons it's basically spring; we find another winner of Second Guessing; the Mayor calls in to talk about a new cultural center, freedom camping and the chickens in Titirangi; Durham aka Green Grove, pops up to talk about library music and his new single; Sam's talking Euphoria and Zendaya; and Dr. Jaelim Cho teaches us about diabetes of the exocrine pancreas and a drug that might help. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019, 320.9 MB
Mon 26 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Taking it nice and easy this Monday morning; Kate Sylvester pops into the studio to kick off NZFW; Tom and Jun join Rachel to talk about Miss June's upcoming tour and the glorious mems from previous shows; Kiran brings up John Pain to talk about The Golden Sword and designing 95bFM's iconic logo; and turns out a lot of people are in need of Natural Ange's guidance today.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019, 322.02 MB
Fri 23 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Friday and gee whiz, have we got prizes for you; Dr. Kirsten Zemke reckons New Jack Swing is the way into the weekend; and Natalie from The Blind Date Project pops up for Stage Direction to talk about her love life. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019, 320.59 MB
Thu 22 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We've Breakfast with a side of tracks nominated for the APRA Silver Scroll's; David Slack pops in for a coffee and some political yarns; Kirin J Callihan comes up to the studio ahead of his gig tonight at Galatos; Troy's got a few selections From The Crate (only vinyl, obvs); and Amelia counts down the 95bFM Top Ten, again. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019, 319.76 MB
Wed 21 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel, Tess and Rob are balancing themselves this Wednesday morning; Rob has done a deep dive into chakras, all seven of them; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern talks Hōkai Rangi, tackling homelessness and the latest with the teachers pay negotiations; and Billie Rogers from Girls Rock Camp pops up to talk their all ages stage at The Others Way and the camp itself. Plus, a bit of toast-crunching-ASMR. Nice.

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.

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.

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).

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 14, 2019

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 14, 2019 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: October 14, 2019, 13.65 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

Penelope Noir brings us a history lesson on rubber and latex this morning. Perhaps an invention that we all take for granted? Very useful indeed.

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: October 14, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: October 14, 2019 Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: October 14, 2019, 12.01 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

Suri found herself in the midst of a trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen, Youth. A story about adolescence during World War II, diving into exploitative bosses, uninspiring boyfriends and a Nazi landlady, Tove is looking for real love and life to begin. Suri might've picked this one up just because of the pretty cover, but she was not disappointed.

I/V w/ Sampa The Great: October 14, 2019

I/V w/ Sampa The Great: October 14, 2019 I/V w/ Sampa The Great: October 14, 2019, 22.46 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

Rachel was lucky enough to chat to Sampa The Great ahead of her phenomenal sold-out gig at the Hollywood Avondale on saturday. Her latest album 'The Return' came out in september, and sees Sampa exploring homesickness, cultural diaspora and community as ways of grappling with her own spiritual identity. Listen back to hear about how these ideas informed her record, plus her thoughts on what it means to be a black woman working in Australia's burgeoning hip-hop industry. Ka rawe! 

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 11, 2019

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 11, 2019 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 11, 2019, 16.13 MB
Fri 11 Oct 2019

With Rick Breeze's predictions for some gloomy weather ahead, Fabian's Fanboy shares his reckons to keep you occupied this weekend. Talking Gemini Man, Hustlers, and (in the future) Dolemite Is My Name. Check 'em out.

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove & Kura Forrester: October 11, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove & Kura Forrester: October 11, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Johanna Cosgrove & Kura Forrester: October 11, 2019, 15.97 MB
Fri 11 Oct 2019

Johanna joins us to share her theatre picks for this week, one of which features Kura Forrester, who we are lucky enough to have in the studio, aww. Johanna chats with Kura about Half of the Sky, the family reunion you didn't know you wanted. And if that's not enough, get yourself along to Owls Do Cry, at the Q Theatre, to fill all your theatre needs. 

I/V w/ Josh Fountain: October 11, 2019

I/V w/ Josh Fountain: October 11, 2019 I/V w/ Josh Fountain: October 11, 2019, 19 MB
Fri 11 Oct 2019

The VNZMA Artisan Awards short lists have been announced, and Josh Fountain is up for The Massey University Best Producer and Best Engineer. He's worked with the likes of BENEE, Foley, LEISURE, and MAALA, and he popped in to studio this morning to talk us through his work. 

Breakfast Food w/ Aaron McLean & Charlotte McCrae: October 10, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Aaron McLean & Charlotte McCrae: October 10, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Aaron McLean & Charlotte McCrae: October 10, 2019, 54.87 MB
Thu 10 Oct 2019

Aaron and Charlotte from Stone Soup Syndicate pop into the studio for some Breakfast Food, this morning. Chatting about what the magazine does, the importance of independent media and how to reduce your carbon footprint through feeding yourself (how good is that). Keep an eye out for a copy at your local cafe or check out their Instagram to locate one for yourself.