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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: April 9, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 9, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 9, 2020, 320.77 MB
Thu 9 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's already the end of the week, it's flying by; David Slack joins us for some Political Commentary; Tess is talking stock and soup on Tesscipes; Liz and Jon from The Beths joins us for some very exciting news and a new single; Under The Radar's Chris Cudby talks new releases; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2020, 321.91 MB
Wed 8 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another early start, straight into politics with the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett; Rob brings us a few appetizers before the main course; Short Player features D.Tyrone this week; Rachel had a chat with Perfume Genius about their new album; Tim delivers the bleak news from the media landscape; and Amelia's got some Word Salad to finish with. Big shout out to all the bean bag tips, much appreciated.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2020, 401.3 MB
Tue 7 Apr 2020

Today ony your bFM Breakfast: We're back, with another beautiful sunrise and some good tunes to kickstart your Tuesday; a tricky round of Second Guessing to stretch your brain noodle; His Worship catches up with Rachel about the drought, and what we might expect to see post-lockdown; Leith's on the line to talk about his new project, Impossible Nightstand; Sam's talking about Tiger King, the doco-series that everyone's been talking about; and Chelsea Jade's on the line all the way from the US to share a new single with us. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2020, 324.54 MB
Mon 6 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Monday morning so we're taking it easy, with the assistance of coffee as per; Justine is back to help you with all your wage subsidy related queries on Red Dead Redemption; Peter Dickens from Music Helps joins us to chat about how our music community is getting help through this time; and Kiran joins us for Loose Reads with a new fave, Auē by Becky Manawatu, and a Shortlist for the Ockham NZ Book Awards. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 3, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 3, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 3, 2020, 320.93 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to Friday, with another beautiful sunny day ahead; Fabian Fanboy runs through his top five Brian De Palma films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is ready for the weekend with Drum & Bass; Melodownz joins us with a brand new track to share; and Zoë's excited about watching theatre from her own bed. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020, 319.82 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here, getting pretty used to this whole broadcasting from home business; Rod Oram chats to Rachel about the economy, with some hopeful insights; Tess's talking toasties on Tesscipes; Shona Laing chats to Rachel about the Taite Independent Music NZ Classic Record Award; Chris Cudby from Under the Radar brings us three new releases he's been loving; and Amelia recaps the Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020, 325.08 MB
Wed 1 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: And we're into April, Rachel and Tess talk pranks and April Fools; the Prime Minister dials in amongst a busy time to talk about some of the issues we're facing amidst Covid-19; Rob's on the line with alien sightings; Louisa Nicklin joins us to talk about her fundraiser EP for the Wine Cellar; Tim Batt has some media commentary in how to avoid the media; and Amelia's got another serving of Word Salad to broaden your vocabulary.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020, 324.5 MB
Tue 31 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's back in the studio and Tess's cat is losing it; Second Guessing is keeping everyone in their toes; the Mayor helps us clarify a few restrictions during the rāhui; Peter from Sulfate joins us to talk about the song he wrote for Ruth; and Sam's got a TV show that's sure to keep you distracted in these times. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020, 323.87 MB
Mon 30 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's in the studio and Tess is broadcasting from home, what a world we live in; we've got Justine Sachs on the line to run us through our employee rights; and Jenna dials in with a book review, something tender to help us through. Modern technology is impressive, eh?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020, 324.15 MB
Fri 27 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: And we made it to Friday, phew; Fabian Fanboy dials in from LA to talk about his favourite Hitchcock films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Go-go, impossible not to boogie; Randa lifts our spirits with two brand new tracks; and Zoë's got a slightly different Stage Direction for us this week. Kia kaha whānau.

I/V w/ Liz stokes and Jonathan Pierce: April 9, 2020

I/V w/ Liz stokes and Jonathan Pierce: April 9, 2020 I/V w/ Liz stokes and Jonathan Pierce: April 9, 2020, 18.27 MB
Thu 9 Apr 2020

Good news everyone! The Beths are back with a brand new track 'Dying to Believe', plus a flash new video and the announcement of their new album 'Jump Rope Gazers' coming July 10th- phew! Tune in to hear Liz and Jonathan have a chat about it all. 

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 9, 2020

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 9, 2020 Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 9, 2020, 91.45 MB
Thu 9 Apr 2020

Tess is back with some more hot tops for cooking during the lockdown. This week features homemade stock and soup recipes. Mm, delicious.

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 9, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 9, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: April 9, 2020, 18.86 MB
Thu 9 Apr 2020

David Slacks joins us with his hot takes on what we could possibly be looking toward in a more sustainable future, and Bernie Sanders ending his election campaign.

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 9, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 9, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 9, 2020, 21.04 MB
Thu 9 Apr 2020

We might be in lockdown, but new music is still turning up at our doorsteps. Under The Radar's Chris Cudby joins us with three of his favourite new releases for the week. Featuring SMOOT's cover of The Mint Chicks' Welcome To Nowhere, The Bats' She's Down, and Lion Dixon's Luv.

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 8, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 8, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 8, 2020, 15.32 MB
Wed 8 Apr 2020

Another spread of Word Salad to get you through the weeks. Amelia joins us with chiaroscuro, impasto, ekphrasis and gestalt. Tune in to find out what on earth we're talking about.

I/V w/ Perfume Genius: April 8, 2020

I/V w/ Perfume Genius: April 8, 2020 I/V w/ Perfume Genius: April 8, 2020, 29.72 MB
Wed 8 Apr 2020

Mike Hadreas, better known as Perfume Genius, is set to release his 5th studio album 'Set My Heart On Fire Immediately' next month. Known for his celebrations of queer identity through glorious baroque pop music; the new album explores masulinity and American music traditions, and comes out of a period where Hadreas has been working with Washington based dance company The YC. Rachel spoke with him about the new album, performing through the body and looking forward to hugging people on the other side of this coronavirus mess. 

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 8, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 8, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 8, 2020, 17.86 MB
Wed 8 Apr 2020

Rob's talking about birds, hats, planets and cats on The Mind Trench, this morning. Nothing like a few appetizers before the main course, eh?

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 8, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 8, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 8, 2020, 20.51 MB
Wed 8 Apr 2020

A LOT is happening (Happening) in the media and Tim Batt is here to guide us through some pretty bleak media news. From Bauer media closing it's doors, to paycuts at Mediaworks, what's next Tim?

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: April 7, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: April 7, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: April 7, 2020, 26.62 MB
Tue 7 Apr 2020

His Worship is catching up with Rachel this week covering what post-lockdown might look like for Tāmaki Makaurau, the need for some rain, and some projects the council are proposing.

I/V w/ Leith Towers: April 7, 2020

I/V w/ Leith Towers: April 7, 2020 I/V w/ Leith Towers: April 7, 2020, 18.73 MB
Tue 7 Apr 2020

A familiar face from many Auckland bands, Leith towers, spoke to us this morning about a weird and wonderful new project 'Impossible Nightstand' and what it's been like making music in isolation.