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.
Rounding off the star-studded cast of lovely guests hosts is the wonderful Ali! We check in with Candice of Radio One in Ōtepoti through the magic of the SRN Breakfast Buffet. On Travelling Tunes with Dr Kirsten Zemke, we explore songs that incorporate narration. Graeme Jefferies is in the studio chatting about recent albums, upcoming shows and his 100-year-old-marxophone. Whakarongo mai nei!
Start your morning right with Zoë's tune selections, and great chats. Marc Daalder is on Political Commentary, and speaks to Zoë about the first leader’s debate from Tuesday evening. Lucinda Bennett chats about seasonal produce on Breakfast Food- how do you prepare your asparagus? Shadon Meredith is in the studio to talk about his new solo show, Waiting, that opens next week. The Hobby Goblins are back in the studio after crafting for a fortnight to bring you their mystical macrame. Whakarongo mai nei!
Wake up with Eli! On The Mind Trench with Rob Bollix, we chat oysters, light, and seabeds (for sleeping). We listen to a kōrero Rachel had last week with Katherine Paul of Black Belt Eagle Scout about their album released in February this year, ahead of their show with Mount Eerie here in Tāmaki Makaurau on October 1 at Whammy Bar. Salene answers your rental questions on A Room Of One's Own. Whakarongo mai nei!
Annabel brings the heat on Second Guessing, and a Luther Vandross stumps the listeners until a team effort sees some tinned peaches head on their way to the Auckland City Mission. Amongst exciting announcements, Annabel speaks to the Deputy Mayor on Isthmus’n That with Desley Simpson about consultation for Māori seats closing on 24 September, tsunami siren testings this weekend and celebrations for Suffrage Day. On Stage Direction with Alice Canton, writer, director and composer of ÉMILIE, Sophie Lindsay, is in the studio to chat about the show which tells the story of French scientist Émilie Du Châtelet, playing at Auckland’s Q Theatre from 19–23 September 2023. Whakarongo mai nei!
Frances takes care of Breakfast this Monday morning! Penelope Noir talks about Beka Gvishiani, AKA Style Not Com, and his breakout at Fashion Week on Fashun. Hine Te Ariki Parata-Walker, one of the writers that will showcase her new play in a public reading as part of Koanga Festival is chatting about the festival and her play, The Jumpers. Suri reviews Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World, a book from Malcolm Harris on Loose Reads. Whakarongo mai nei!
Sam mans the Breakfast ship this morning! Dr Kirsten Zemke brings us Afrobeats on Travelling Tunes. Sam speaks to Rachael Norcross, guitarist and vocalist of Model Home about the band’s new debut album, out today, titled ...And Nobody Made A Sound. Joel Armstrong is our Viewmaster, reviewing the One Piece live action, streaming on Netflix. Whakarongo mai nei!
Max Harris gives some Political Commentary on the policies being proposed that address renter's rights from parties leading up to the election. Lucinda Bennett chats about egg styles (very contentious) and union-caramel-slice on Breakfast Food. On Greening Out with Jim, we have a yarn about the looming dry weather and how to prep. Natural Ange gives advice for impending hayfever, dry skin, and other seasonal woes. We recap your Top Ten. Whakarongo mai nei!
On What's Up with Nicola Willis, the Deputy Leader of National speaks with Rachel about the party's tax and housing policies, as well as David Seymour's comments around confidence-only government set up. Rob Bollix discusses eye movements on The Mind Trench- there's more to them than you might think. Mike from Skilaa is in the studio to talk about the band’s new single Money, featuring Guilty Simpson and their show with Tooms at The Wine Cellar tomorrow night. Steve Reay from Vor-Stellen is in the studio to talk about their album release show this Friday with Guardian Singles and Ducklingmonster, as well as their new track, Grønland from their debut album Parallelograms. Savina from Big Fan chats about the launch of Big Fan Live, the programme where they cover venue costs with all ticket sales going to acts and organisers. Whakarongo mai nei!
Alex takes out a Second Guessing win, correctly guessing the Cocteau Twins' track Heaven or Las Vegas. On Isthmus'n That with Desley Simpson, the Deputy Mayor speaks to Rachel about council consultation being open for Aucklanders to have their say on the cost sharing agreement between central and local government for storm recovery, councillors hearing this week that the Auckland Council climate plan is not tracking to halve its emissions by 2030 and weather forecasting for a dry summer in Auckland. Leea Lamatoa from Girls Rock Aotearoa is in the studio to talk about the launch of the To The Front programme in Auckland. On Stage Direction with Alice Canton, Jared Blakiston is in the studio to talk about Auckland Theatre Company’s Switzerland, a fast-paced psychological thriller. Jack Roberston, a PhD candidate at the School of Engineering is in the studio for Ready Steady Learn, to talk about his project investigating medicinal cannabis waste, and how to find a circular solution. Whakarongo mai nei!
Welcome back to another week of Breakfast! Penelope Noir brings us some necklace Fashun- large statement pieces from celebrities. Babe Martin is in the studio to talk about The Versoix - EP. Jenna reviews Adventures with Emilie: Taking on Te Araroa trail in 138 life-changing days on Loose Reads. Whakarongo mai nei!
We listen to a kōrero Rachel had last week with Katherine Paul of Black Belt Eagle Scout about their album released in February this year, ahead of their show with Mount Eerie here in Tāmaki Makaurau on October 1 at Whammy Bar. Whakarongo mai nei!