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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: May 29, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 29, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 29, 2020, 320.6 MB
Fri 29 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to NZ Music T-Shirt Day, Rach is sporting her Na Noise tee and we're stoked to be supporting our talents kiwi musicians; Fabian Fanboy gives us the lowdown on some quality movies on the streaming platforms; Dr. Kirsten Zemke gets into shoegaze; and Zoë's got her usual lockdown theatre specials as well as an actual live show. Wowee.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 28, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 28, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 28, 2020, 320.77 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: You could be mistaken for thinking this was a round of bingo but we're definitely awake now; David Slack joins us for a coffee and a chinwag about politics; Peter Dickens is in the studio to remind us about NZ Music T-shirt Day tomorrow; Baby Zionov has a new track out and is ready for her zoom club night; Leaping Tiger chats to us about having gigs again ahead of playing tonight; and Programme Director, Sarah, gives us three new tracks to sink our teeth into. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020, 317.82 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A typo leaves us thinking we might be expecting some pretty big ~waves~ coming through, oops; the Prime Minister dials in bright and early to cover some huge topics; Rob's talking bees and fridges; Miranda Harcourt discusses the film industry with Rachel, how things are changing; and Tim's here to help us through a hefty week of media news. Feeling thankful for the rain, to be honest.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020, 320.59 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rach and Tess talk tourism (don't ask) to kick off your Tuesday; Second Guessing gets the listeners giving clues; the Mayor is thrilled about the heavy downpour we had overnight; Short Player features Vera Ellen; and Sam watched Midnight Gospel, but did he enjoy it? Stay tuned.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020, 320.78 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Today on your 95bFM Breakfast: kei te ngenge ahau, kei te pēhea koe?; Penelope Noir gives us the lowdown on hygiene face masks within fashion, from medical-grade generosity to morbid cash-grab; Stefan Neville's on the line to talk about bFM favourite Olumpus' 'Caucus' being pressed to wax for the first time; Jenna's been reading all about Breasts & Eggs; Rachel's got a bunch of sick tunes for yr Mondayitis; and Sarah says as little as possible.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020, 318.23 MB
Fri 22 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to Friday; Fabian Fanboy gives us the low down on cinemas reopening and what's good to see; Dr. Kirsten Zemke sparks debate with Zolo; Rohan from the Wine Cellar dials in ahead of the first gig in a wee while; Zoë's got some hot picks for theatre you can watch online; and another Sunday Painter teaches us what we didn't realise we needed to know.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020, 316.1 MB
Thu 21 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking the show off with some good news; Dr. Bryce Edwards dives deep into the ongoings with the National Party; Tess is dedicates a whole segment to risotto; and Jazmine Mary dials in to give us the low down on one of the first gigs at Level Two. Nothing like getting real profound to carry you through a Thursday.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020, 318.91 MB
Wed 20 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel consoles (gettit?) about her broken PS4, rough start; National Party Deputy Leader Paula Bennett talks polls, and other political things with Rachel; Rob tells us stories of corgis, magpies and Greek Gods; Tim Batt returns to give us the full story of the $1 offer to buy Stuff; and Amelia gives another content warning before Word Salad.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020, 320.52 MB
Tue 19 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Hopefully everyone's adjusting to waking up a little bit earlier; Dim proves his expansive music knowledge yet again; His Worship isn't stoked on all this sunshine; Short Player features Borrowed CS, thanks to Jess Fu; Sam's been sucked into Little Fires Everywhere; and Dan from Doc Edge runs us through their online programme. Kia Kaha David Lange.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020, 319.51 MB
Mon 18 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're kicking off the NZ music only week, and wowee is there plenty of bangers to play; Justine returns for Red Dead Redemption, answering all your Level Two employment queries; Catalina joins us to talk about taking Auckland Zinefest online this year; and Kiran reviews a book she's been sitting on for a year. Back into it!

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.  

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!

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. 

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!