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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: November 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 15, 2019, 318.49 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Big morning after the VNZMA's, with many exciting awards to be had; Fabian Fanboy calls in from Tinsletown with all sorts of exciting cinema reckons; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is back and bringing us riot grrrl this week; we hear from Jonny and Big Hungry at the VNZMA's last night; and Zoë joins us for some study procrastination in the form of theatre. Get out there and catch that high tide folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 14, 2019, 324.69 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's excited about some upcoming tours; Rick promises we'll be fine for Drive Island tomorrow; David Slack's been thinking about maunga; Leisha's been thinking about hangover cures; Danielle sends in a sneak peek of her Church & AP interview; Troy makes a stop at 'the hole in the road'; Amelia's celebrating Kirikiriroa's finest - and apparently, so are you.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 13, 2019, 315.09 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're talking Christmas already, yikes; Rob takes us back to the roots of left and right; we've got the Prime Minister on the line to talk Zero Carbon Bill, Armed Response Teams, and changes to partnership visas; Nato from Beastwars pops up to the studio ahead of the VNZMA's and to chat about some other exciting things on the horizon; and Tim Batt gives us the lowdown on some hot media-related takings. Good stuff.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 12, 2019, 317.03 MB
Tue 12 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A gloomy morning, but nothing like a bitta Breakfast to brighten it up; another tough Second Guessing stumps the listeners; His Worships touches on a few hot topics this week; Steve Newall pops into the studio to talk the Fraud Film Festival; Sam returns to a genre close to his heart whilst reviewing Watchmen; and we're learning about the dark side of tourism with Professor Andreas Neef. Make sure you've packed your umbrella today.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 11, 2019, 319.35 MB
Mon 11 Nov 2019

Today ony your bFM Breakfast: It's officially hayfever season folks; Harry Josephine Giles pops into the studio to chat about their play Drone, and other exciting projects, all the way from Scotland; Kiran brings in a real personal fave of hers this week; and of course, special mention to the Bird of the Year, the Hoiho. Aww.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 8, 2019, 321.06 MB
Fri 8 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess embrace loving memories of Shadows next door; Fabian dials in from Hollywood to talk about his top flick picks for the week; we've got very exciting Christmassy news; Johanna gives us some thrilling theatre selections; and Levi from OMG AKL pops up to talk gardens and vegetables! Mmm, delicious.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 7, 2019, 132.79 MB
Thu 7 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: the news is increasingly heckers; Rick Breeze is in two places at once; Dr. Bryce on Winnie-the-Litigious; Leisha's made her own strawberry milk; Troy's brought in some excellent, all vinyl, goodies; and Amelia's not allowed to be salacious, but apparently Sarah is. Sorry. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 6, 2019, 320.57 MB
Wed 6 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Breaking news on Breakfast, Rob's a robot; National MP, Chris Penk, calls in lieu of Paula Bennett, this morning; Liz and Jono of The Beths pop into the studio to chat about their five nominations for the VNZMA's; we're learning about Kirlian photography on The Mind Trench with Rob; Jonathan from Auckland Arts Festival chats with us about the monumental line-up for next year; and Natural Ange is back, this week, with a lot of qualms to sort. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 5, 2019, 321.9 MB
Tue 5 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's nice and toasty in the studio for Breakfast this morning; an easy round of Second Guessing for the bFM listenership; His Worship talks climate change, fireworks and dogs; Rachel had a chat with Angel Olsen; we've got special guests from Rediscovering Aotearoa on Viewmaster today; and we're talking Auckland history on Ready, Steady, Learn. Enjoy that sunshine.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: November 4, 2019, 318.16 MB
Mon 4 Nov 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Back after another gloriously sunny weekend; Penelope Noir talks atheleisure; Jenna returns after a short hiatus with a very exciting book; and we've got Bailey Wiley on the line, ahead of the VNZMA's. Nothing like a bit of sunshine to ease you into your Monday.

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: November 15, 2019

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: November 15, 2019 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: November 15, 2019, 20.58 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

We've got Fabian on the line to chat about aaaall his top cinema reckons for the week. From Portrait of a Lady on Fire, to The Beach Bum, Knives Out and a fair few more. You can definitely squeeze them all in this weekend.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: November 15, 2019

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: November 15, 2019 Kirsten Zemke: November 15, 2019, 26.11 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

Dr. Kirsten Zemke returns this week with a special genre that Rachel is very fond of, Riot Grrrl. Featuring on Bikini Kill's Double Dare Ya, Heavens to Betsy's Nothing Can Stop Me and Sneaks' Red.

VNZMA Coverage: Peter Urlich, Troy Kingi and The Beths, November 15, 2019

VNZMA Coverage: Peter Urlich, Troy Kingi and The Beths, November 15, 2019 VNZMA Coverage: Peter Urlich, Troy Kingi and The Beths, November 15, 2019, 30.07 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

Cherhooo it's the VNZMAs! Johnny and Big Hungry were live on the ground at the awards and spoke to heaps of the nominees and winners. We listen back to Troy Kingi (winner of Best Roots and Best Maori Artist), The Beths (winner of Best Group and Best Alternative Artist), and Peter Urlich of Th' Dudes (inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame). Awesome! 

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: November 15, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: November 15, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: November 15, 2019, 10.38 MB
Fri 15 Nov 2019

Zoë brings in her theatre picks as a form of glamorous study procrastination, and we're all for it. She reckons you've got to get yourself along to Drone, and Welcome to Thebes, both at the Basement Theatre, and Enchanted April, because what a great name right?!

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019, 20.74 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

David's very well, and thank you for asking! He's also hot on the topics of zero carbon; maunga replanting and teal politics. Ooo-er.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019, 36.92 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

LP exploration with the ever-knowledgeable Troy, featuring the following new cakes and/or tasty re-releases:

  • Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
  • Matthew Halsall - Mudita
  • Cornell Campbell & Scientist - Bandulo [12" Mix]

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019, 17.96 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

For those that abstain from the demon drink - good on you. For those that don't - Leisha's here with some edible (and drinkable, let's be honest) hangover cures for those mornings when you need some exxxxtra help.

Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019

Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019 Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019, 10.14 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

This week's 'Short Player' is a sneak preview of Church & AP's debut record 'Teeth' which comes out on November 15th! Tune in to hear Danielle chat to the boys about writing bars, wrestlers and their single 'Hello Hello'. Make sure you head along to their release gig tomorrow night at Galatos: be there or be prepared for some serious FOMO!

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019, 15.65 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, calls in this morning to talk about the Armed Response Teams, the Zero Carbon Bill and some of the changes around the partnership visas.

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019 I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019, 29.9 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

Tim Batt pops in to talk media with Rachel and Tess. What's happening with TV Three? Do we need all these streaming platforms? Why don't we return to DVD's? And what would we do without Kim Hill?