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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 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.

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.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: July 6, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: July 6, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: July 6, 2020, 23.72 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

Penelope is here to talk to us about glam rock, specifically Marc Bolan and his influence on fashion through his time. 

Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: July 6, 2020

Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: July 6, 2020 Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: July 6, 2020, 12.08 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

Justine returns to help you through your union queries. Covering leaving work for protests, pay transparency, and what union you can join.

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 6, 2020

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 6, 2020 Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 6, 2020, 10.33 MB
Mon 6 Jul 2020

Kiran joins us with a thrilling page-turner that you won't be able to put down. Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor is sure to have you on the edge of your seat, about femicide in Mexico and how poverty and extreme power imbalances lead to violence everywhere.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: July 3, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: July 3, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: July 3, 2020, 34.2 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

We're going to the US today for Minneapolis Sound, paying homage to Prince and featuring Sheila E.'s A Love Bizarre, Klymaxx's Meeting In The Ladies Room and Janet Jackson's Control.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 3, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 3, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 3, 2020, 16.42 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Zoë's thrilled to see some real life theatre returning. This weekend you can catch Dolphin Theatre's Death Trap, or if you're happy sticking to the screens Hamilton is arriving to Disney Plus, and as usual, National Theatre At Home brings us another classic, Les Blancs. Alongside all of these, you can take yourself on a tour of The Civic theatre. So much to do!

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 3, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 3, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 3, 2020, 14.41 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Fabian joins us to review the new Netflix original, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020). Big budget, Will Ferrell, and all the the things that are sure to make you feel some type of way.

I/V w/ Thom Burton: July 3, 2020

I/V w/ Thom Burton: July 3, 2020 I/V w/ Thom Burton: July 3, 2020, 27.62 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Guardian Singles are hitting the road on a North Island Tour, and they're playing 95bfm's Drive Island on the 17th of July! Thom popped into studio to have a chat - tune in to hear about music, the mighty Tron and more!

I/V w/ Graeme Jefferies: July 3, 2020

I/V w/ Graeme Jefferies: July 3, 2020 I/V w/ Graeme Jefferies: July 3, 2020, 15.27 MB
Fri 3 Jul 2020

Graeme Jefferies from the Cakekitchen joins us after releases their latest album Trouble Again in this Town, and ahead of their gig at the Wine Cellar tomorrow night. Don't miss out, grab your tickets here.

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: July 2, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Dr. Bryce Edwards: July 2, 2020 Bryce Edwards: July 2, 2020, 19.37 MB
Thu 2 Jul 2020

Dr. Bryce Edwards is here to talk to us about the Green Party welfare and taxation propose, what's going on with the fishing industry, and the latest with the National Party.

I/V w/ Chopper Reedz: July 2, 2020

I/V w/ Chopper Reedz: July 2, 2020 I/V w/ Chopper Reedz: July 2, 2020, 25.73 MB
Thu 2 Jul 2020

Fat Freddy's Drop have just been announced on the Rhythm and Alps 2020 lineup, which is made up of 100% New Zealand acts. We spoke with Chopper Reedz (aka Scott Towers) about his thoughts on what covid will mean for New Zealand's festival circuit and what Fat Fredddy's have been up to in the last couple of months.