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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: August 8, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 8, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 8, 2019, 326.9 MB
Thu 8 Aug 2019

Today on your 95bFM Breakfast: Prof. Curtin's on the line to talk abortion law reform; prizes a-plenty and ways to win them; it's only yr local heroes Church & AP in-studio with a _brand new track_; Troy brings in a mighty triptych of fine reissues and/or excavated releases; and Amelia gets needlessly existential. As you do.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 7, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 7, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 7, 2019, 321.97 MB
Wed 7 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are both excited for their packed lunches this morning; Rob's had a special research request from Rachel herself on The Mind Trench; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, calls in and talks Abortion Law, Ihumātao, and Iraq; and Miss Trinity Ice pops up to the studio for a chat about Girls Girls Girls, the drag show you don't want to miss. It might only be Wednesday, but it's Tess's ~emotional~ Friday, yippee.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 6, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 6, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 6, 2019, 321.01 MB
Tue 6 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here to take you through your morning, keeping warm with high energies; a new game to test your musical knowledge (are you really a musical genius?) Second Guessing takes a winner; His Worship talks police presence at Ihumātao, where your rates go, and the rail link; and Luling Lin talks nutrition in babies. Rug up warm, folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 5, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 5, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 5, 2019, 304.08 MB
Mon 5 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here to brighten up this grim Monday morning with some exciting gig announcements and heaps of tasty tunes; Jenna brings up a memoir that's full of memories close to her own heart; and Natural Ange is here to help you with your dental qualms this week. Nothing like some exciting news to wake you up for the week ahead.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 2, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 2, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 2, 2019, 320.79 MB
Fri 2 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another wintery day, but there's nothing like a hot cuppa coffee and some tunes to warm you up; Fabian Fanboy talks another Fast & Furious film and Support The Girls; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us two step, it's a good bop; the Daffodils pop up for a chat ahead of their show at Galatos tomorrow night; and Zoë brings in a special guest for her theatre guide. Tune in and keep warm.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 1, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 1, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 1, 2019, 322.25 MB
Thu 1 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: An icy morning, but Rachel's positive we're getting closer to spring; Morgan Godfrey dials in for Political Commentary about Ihumātao and Oranga Tamariki; Ruby White pops up for some Breakfast Food, creme caramel is on the menu; Troy's got a few tasty selections From The Crate; and Amelia gives us the run down of the Top Ten from last night. Another crisp winter's day, keep warm!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 31, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 31, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 31, 2019, 319.98 MB
Wed 31 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Tess makes a kitty coffee for Rob, and Rachel's hyped for Wednesday; National Party's Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, talks to Rachel about Ihumātao, the National Party's conference, and the Resource Management Act; Betty Apple comes to Aotearoa from Taiwan for a special show at the Wine Cellar tonight, but makes time to pop up to 95bFM for a chat with Rachel. Lovely Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 30, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 30, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 30, 2019, 318.99 MB
Tue 30 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Big yawns and a nice stretch to kick off Breakfast this morning; Search & Destroy! claims another winner; His Worship talks Ihumātao and High Street with Rachel; Director of The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash, Thom Zimny, comes into the studio to talk about the twists and turns of documentary-making; 95bFM Programmer and film fanatic, Sarah Thomson, gives us a heads up on what to catch before NZIFF finishes; and Dr. Erin Griffey pops up for a chat about art in the older times. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 29, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 29, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 29, 2019, 321.48 MB
Mon 29 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess and surprisingly sprightly for a Monday morning; Penelope Noir puts her best bucket hat forward; a special announcement to kick your week off right; Kiran brings in Best Illustrated Book, Best Typography, Best Book as well as the People’s Choice on Loose Reads; and Natural Ange fixes all our problems. Ka pai.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 26, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 26, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 26, 2019, 323.64 MB
Fri 26 Jul 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another beautiful morning in the studio, with coffee and good chunes; Fabian talks Book Smart and Jojo Rabbit, his top picks this week; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Two Tone Ska, nice and fast for your Friday morning; director, Damon Gameau, joins Rachel in studio to talk about 2040, his film in NZIFF; Zoë's back from her holiday and dives straight into Stage Direction; and Tanu from FAFSWAG pops up to talk ballroom and their upcoming gig this Saturday. Big Breakfast.

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.

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.

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).