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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 Keria: February 3, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Keria: February 3, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Keria: February 3, 2020, 316.31 MB
Mon 3 Feb 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Keria's filling in for Rachel this morning, kicking off a week of guest hosts; Penelope Noir joins us for a rundown on Laneway's Fashun trends, and a new reality show on Netflix; Kiran pops in her book reckons to kick off February; and Keria got a chance to chat with The Chats at Laneway so we catch some of that. Happy Monday!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 31, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 31, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 31, 2020, 321.3 MB
Fri 31 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: So much sunshine this morning, just lovely really; we catch some of Rachel's chat with Holly Herndon during her Laneway; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is back with some British Blues; Tom Sainsbury pops in to talk about Auckland Museum's pride celebrations; Zoë joins us with Freya Finch to talk about OurGala; and Luke from Phoenix Foundation dials in for a quick chat.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 30, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 30, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 30, 2020, 324.61 MB
Thu 30 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A beautiful sunrise kicks off the Breakfast show this morning; Prof. Jennifer Curtin dials in to guide us through some of the political dramas that have unfolded in the last week; Leisha forecasts food trends for 2020; Louisa Nicklin joins us in studio to share her new single 'Pour It Down'; Troys got some ol' classics that have been reissued; and Ameila runs us through the Top Ten from last night. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 29, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 29, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 29, 2020, 317.95 MB
Wed 29 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Still somewhat recovering from Laneway, nothing a few coffees and good tunes can't fix; Rob talks us through the Antikythera mechanism; Brent and Morgan from Roady for Roadies join Rachel in studio to chat about a very worthy cause; and Rachel was lucky enough to have a chat with Stella Donnelly before her extraordinary Laneway set. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020, 323.21 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's the day after Laneway, things are a little dusty; His Worship dials in to talk Ihumātao, Fuller's ferries, and the City Rail Link; Blain Cunneen joins us after playing guitar for Julia Jacklin, and ahead of his own gig tonight; Sam gives us a review of a show he's been keeping secret for a bit; and Chris Bainbridge chats to us about 3D printing. Happy recovery day.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020, 335.69 MB
Mon 27 Jan 2020

We're broadcasting live from Laneway Festival NZ, thanks to Atomic Coffee Roasters. Rachel and Tess run through some highlights from Laneway's past, and look forward to what's to come in Laneway future (AKA, this afternoon). Plus, a quick chat with Laneway Founder, Danny Rogers, about how this magical day came to fruition.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010, 321.01 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're like two kids on Christmas Eve, but instead, the night before a long weekend; Rachel was lucky enough to have a chat with Weyes Blood ahead of the Auckland Arts Festival so we catch some of that; we have two of the people behind Heavy is the Head That Wears the Crown in the studio Zoë talking theatre; and we're ending Friday Breakfast with cake, what a dream.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 23, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 23, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 23, 2020, 319.04 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Phew, these nights are warm, lucky we've got some sizzlin' hot tunes to wake you up; Rod Oram runs us through some heavy topics on Political Commentary; Leisha's back talking nightshades and grilling; Troy brings in some goodies; and we've got Nicole, Billie and Xanthe on the line from Bitch Magic at Girls Rock Camp. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 22, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 22, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 22, 2020, 321.24 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob shares his not-so-hot tips to Rachel and Tess; Rick Breeze prepares us for some humidity; we learn a couple of things we didn't know before on The Mind Trench; and Tim Batt reminds us there's no updates on the TV Three sale or the RNZ merger. Phew, Wednesday already.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 21, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 21, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 21, 2020, 319.79 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: After a pretty warm evening, Rachel's got some hot tunes to start your Tuesday; His Worship, Phil Goff, talks about the housing crisis, homelessness and expensive transport; Sam's been watching Stephen King adaptations; and Dr. David Welch joins us to talk about loud music. Nice.

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020, 16.37 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

The Prime Minister dials in bright and early to catch up with Rachel about the Income Relief Payment, updates to Alert Level Two, and we get the PM's thoughts on the National Party Leadership change-over.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020, 21.79 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Bees and fridges. Rob questions how bees fly while he takes us through some interesting research he's learnt over the weekend. Plus, he questions what we use our fridges for. 

I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020

I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020 I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020, 13.68 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Actress, acting coach and director Miranda Harcourt had a chat with Rachel this morning about what covid is going to mean for New Zealand's flm and television industry. Whakarongo mai nei! 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020, 16.41 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Tim joins us with some bad news about Mediaworks and some good news about Stuff. Lots going on in the media, wowee.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020, 15.26 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

Sam watched Midnight Gospel, but he's not sure it was the show for him. The trippy cartoon that Sam reckons is pretty alternative for Netflix, worth a watch but not everyone's cuppa tea.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020, 24.81 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

The Mayor talks to Rachel about the hardship package for Auckland ratepayers, paycuts within the Auckland Council, and the re-opening our beloved council facilities.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020, 16.08 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Penelope's back in studio for the first time post-lockdown, with a post-lockdown topic to match. From high fashion houses rerouting materials and machinery gratis; to labels price gouging and bandwagon jumping - it's all about the hygiene face mask.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020, 12.63 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

A layered, sometimes visceral portrait of contemporary Japanese womanhood, Mieko Kawakami's Breasts & Eggs reaches new audiences via her first widely disributed English translation. Jenna lets us in on how she found Kawakami's family fiction on gender, beauty, and that classically contested site: the human female body.

I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020

I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020 I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020, 27.27 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Olumpus' 2019 release 'Caucus' is having a small-run pressing made - and the collaborative master himself, Stefan Neville, is on the line to talk to Rachel about the album itself and where you can snatch a copy.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020, 23.19 MB
Fri 22 May 2020

Dr. Kirsten Zemke helps understand how Zolo came to be, a genre that has caused many debates. Featruring Godley & Creme' Sandwiches Of You, The Residents' Constantinople and XTC's Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!).