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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 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.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020, 320.24 MB
Thu 26 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back and getting into day one of lockdown, but bFM is here to keep you sane; Morgan Godfrey dials in to give us some Political Commentary and an explanation for why all his Tweets are in CAPS; Tess brings us her Tesscipes, first up is the Magic Bread Dough; Diggy Dupe's with us on Skype for a chat about his new record; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten from her bunker.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020, 327.53 MB
Wed 25 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back in the studio, with tunes a-plenty; National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, dials in to discuss heading into Level Four with Rachel; Rob calls us for The Mind Trench with stories about animals, just what we need; Short Player features Ingrid and The Ministers with Jess Fu; Tim Batt calls in with his top tips for handling the media; and Amelia brings us her Word Salad. He waka eke noa.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020, 325.89 MB
Tue 24 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: In a weird ol' world, Rachel and Tess are here to bring you plenty of joy; another round of Second Guessing to keep you on your toes; His Worship calls in to help us understand what to expect over the next four weeks; we take ourselves back to Womad where Oscar and Lillian interviewed Ezra Collective; Sam dials in for Viewmaster with a gripping TV recommendation; and we're learning about the stock market with Cristiano Bellavitis on Ready, Steady, Learn. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020, 317.51 MB
Mon 23 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here for your Monday morning tunes, don't worry we've got your back; Penelope Noir brings us a load of Fashun facts; Chris from Under the Radar pops in to chat with us about the recent gig cancellations and what that means for artists and promoters; and Kiran dials in with another book for you to read. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020, 324.56 MB
Fri 20 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another Friday, with heaps of tunes to get us through the week; Fabian Fanboy talks old classics to carry us through; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Goth; we chat to pickle darling about how to support local artists; and Zoë about what's happening in theatre. Keep cozy folks.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: June 2, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: June 2, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: June 2, 2020, 25.83 MB
Tue 2 Jun 2020

The Mayor dials in after the long weekend to talk about the protests that happened in Tāmaki yesterday and what kind of border exemptions we might expect to see.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: June 2, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: June 2, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: June 2, 2020, 13.65 MB
Tue 2 Jun 2020

Sam is talking Upload (2020). Where The Office meets Parks and Recreation, and Black Mirror... Right Sam? Worth a watch if you're a fan of these shows, he reckons.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 29, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 29, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: May 29, 2020, 12.16 MB
Fri 29 May 2020

Zoë's got her usual fantastic reckons for theatre from your own home, but this week we're also talking about an actual live show! For theatre you can catch from home, check out Joshua William Gelb here, some important discussions through Proudly Asian Theatre's Breathing Space, and the classic, National Theatre at home with This House. If you're keen to see some comedy in the flesh, check out Ben Hurley's Straight-out-of-lockdown tour.

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 29, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 29, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: May 29, 2020, 14.15 MB
Fri 29 May 2020

Fabian Fanboy's got a list of films that are sure to keep you cozy in your own home this week. That's right, we're talking movies you can stream. Plenty for the long weekend.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 29, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 29, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: May 29, 2020, 31.73 MB
Fri 29 May 2020

Shoegaze, a genre the bFM listeners are veeeeery familiar with. Dr. Kirsten Zemke gives us the low down of how this special music came to be. Featuring My Bloody Valentine's Sometimes, Slowdive's When the Sun Hits and Cocteau Twins' Cherry-Coloured Funk.  

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: May 28, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: May 28, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: May 28, 2020, 26.86 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Sarah brings us some hot new tracks to sink our teeth into. This week featuring Mads Harrop's Contagious World, Tim Koh's Fall Into Your Dream, and Zane 2000's Time Just Is, catch all these and more spicy tunes on the 95bFM playlist. 

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 28, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 28, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: May 28, 2020, 21.55 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

David Slack joins us for a coffee and some political commentary, it's been a big ol' week for the Opposition party and David's here with some hot takes.

I/V w/ Baby Zionov: May 28, 2020

I/V w/ Baby Zionov: May 28, 2020 I/V w/ Baby Zionov: May 28, 2020, 17.81 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Baby Zionov is back with a brand new track 'Clubbing in the Time of Cholera'. It's the first single from her debut EP '...And You Are The Bitch', which is out on June 26th! Tune in to hear about zoom release parties, Sega video games and club bangers for boogying in your kitchen. 

I/V w/ Peter Dickens: May 28, 2020

I/V w/ Peter Dickens: May 28, 2020 I/V w/ Peter Dickens: May 28, 2020, 20.82 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Peter Dickens, from Music Helps, joins us in studio to chat about the annual NZ Music T-Shirt day, the day where we all get to celebrate our favourite merch from NZ artists. Peter chats to Rachel about the importance of the day this year, and how you can help your favourite bands. Plenty of time to do your laundry before tomorrow.

I/V w/ Jacob Park: May 28, 2020

I/V w/ Jacob Park: May 28, 2020 I/V w/ Jacob Park: May 28, 2020, 21.53 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Jacob Park from Leaping Tiger joins Rach ahead of their gig tonight with Skilaa. As we start to see the return of gigs at our belived venues, we're getting used to a different way of watching live music. Get ready to be spaced out folks!