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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: 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.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 20, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 20, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 20, 2020, 320.64 MB
Mon 20 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Back at it after a weekend full of gigs; Rick Breeze runs us through the weather, looking forward to Laneway; Penelope Noir talks High-Vis, practical and exciting; and we have a very special announcement to help you through another Monday. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 17, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 17, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 17, 2020, 322.49 MB
Fri 17 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A beautiful sunny Friday morning, no better way to kick off the weekend; Fabian Fanboy dials in from the US to chat about the state of cinema on the weekend; Rachel got a chance to catch up with Sarah Mary Chadwick while she was walking her dog yesterday; and Zoë tells us what's hot in theatre this week. Plus, a special announcement, niceee.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 16, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 16, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 16, 2020, 323.11 MB
Thu 16 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: David Slack's in for his morning coffee; Will-the-Surf-Guy won't be held to any ratings systems; Troy makes the most of Tess' absence with a fourteen minute song excerpt; and Amelia's in, talking the usual bunch of nonsense. Peke atu, e taku hoa.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2020, 320.28 MB
Wed 15 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob's bringing some ~posi-vibes~ to the studio this morning; plus his usual deep dive into The Mind Trench, featuring his own brain this week; Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Paula Bennett, dials in to catch up with some political happenings post holidays; and we hear a snippet from Danielle's Long Player last weekend. Good times. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2020, 319.59 MB
Tue 14 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Plowing through January, we're back for another Breakfast show to keep you going; His Worship returns for our regular chat about some of the happenings in Tāmaki; and Sam reviews AJ and The Queen, Ru Pauls latest Netflix show. Feels good to be back in the swing of things, eh?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2020, 328.21 MB
Mon 13 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: After a beautiful weekend, we're back again. This time, with news AND guests, aren't we lucky; Penelope Noir talks foot binding (maybe put your breakfast down while you listen to this part); and Jenna's here with a summer read that you'll be sure to whiz through. Oh, and apparently toe thongs are back in, who knew?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 10, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 10, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 10, 2020, 327.35 MB
Fri 10 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: One week of work down, we're fully back into it now; Fabian Fanboy is back with an review that'll blow your socks off; and Georgia from Park Up Collective and Chelsea from SKILAA pop into the studio to talk about their gig that is fundraising for the Australian bushfires. Happy first week back!

I/V w/ Billie Rogers, Nicole Gaffney, Xanthe Brookes: January 23, 2020

I/V w/ Billie Rogers, Nicole Gaffney, Xanthe Brookes: January 23, 2020 I/V w/ Billie Rogers, Nicole Gaffney, Xanthe Brookes: January 23, 2020, 12.71 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

Girls Rock Tāmaki Makaurau mentors Billie, Nicole and Xanthe- aka Bitch Magic- spoke to us this moring about what they've been doing this week with the campers, plus some exciting new music projects on the horizon for their band. Very cool!

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: January 23, 2020

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: January 23, 2020 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: January 23, 2020, 26.73 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

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

  • Wire - Cactused
  • Bonnie Blanchard & Andy Aaron and Mean Machine - You’re The Only One
  • Jeff Parker & The New Breed - Go Away

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: January 23, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: January 23, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: January 23, 2019, 13.35 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

Leisha Jones is back in the studio, this week we're talking some seasonal goodies. The nightshade family. Tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, and grilling, what's not to love? 

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: January 23, 2020, 20.58 MB
Thu 23 Jan 2020

Rod's back to talk us through some heavy political topics, this week. Rachel and Rod discuss the latest happenings at Ihumātao, climate change education in schools, UN changes to climate refugee laws and what's going on in Davos.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 22, 2020, 18.85 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

Rob's here with a goodie bag of all sorts. From mad honey to the world's biggest sandwich, oh and how could we forget cheesey cannonballs? 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: January 22, 2020, 17.47 MB
Wed 22 Jan 2020

We're back with Tim Batt, and with little news on the sale of TV Three or the RNZ and TVNZ merger, there's still plenty to talk about in the realm of name suppression and youth radio stations. Always something happening in the media, eh?

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. David Welch: January 21, 2020 David Welch: January 21, 2020, 90.18 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The University of Auckland's Head of the Audiology Section, Dr. David Welch, joins us in studio to teach us a little bit about why loud music feels so good, and what potential damage we might be doing to our hearing. Yikes.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 21, 2020, 23.14 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

The Mayor chats to Rachel, this morning, about LGBTQI homelessness, another rise in AT Transport fares, and some potential solutions to our housing crisis.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 21, 2020, 11.34 MB
Tue 21 Jan 2020

Sam joins us for a chilling review of The Outsider (2020), an adaptation of the Stephen King novel. And, of course, we expect nothing less than a thrilling, supernatural mystery. But is it worth waiting a week for each episode? Sam reckons.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 20, 2020, 13.93 MB
Mon 20 Jan 2020

High-Vis is nothing but practical and fabulous and Penelope Noir is here to give us the low down on how this shiny fabric made it's way into legislation and whether we should bring back fluro...?