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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: October 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 23, 2019, 321.42 MB
Wed 23 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A wild morning here in Tāmaki; Rob brings us the glory of the english language, with the word orange, and enlightens us to the pace of the fastest moving ant; we've got a snippet of the Long Player in our Short Player, thanks to Danielle and Ben Woods; and plenty of splendid tunes to take you through this early rise. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 22, 2019, 319.19 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Straight into a tricky Second Guessing, always impressed by the bFM listenerships knowledge bank; His Worship talks cycling infrastructure, council-controlled services and recycling; Diggy Dupe pops into the studio for a chat with Rachel about how stoked he is to be nominated at the VNZMA's; Sam's reviewing an emotional rollercoaster on Viewmaster; and Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri teach Rachel about mycobacterium tuberculosis. Big morning on Breakfast.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 21, 2019, 318.8 MB
Mon 21 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's beautiful and bright this morning, and we've got some tunes to wake you up on this Monday morning; Kiran pops in with her book review and some thoughts on the Man Booker Prize; and Rachels got prizes galore to start your week nicely. Enjoy the sunshine, folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 18, 2019, 320.98 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess discuss their favourite mugs; Fabian Fanboy gives us some hot reckons on new releases in the cinema; Dr. Kirsten Zemke drinks spiced pumpkin lattes and chats about her love for G-Funk; Lawrence Arabia dials in to talk about his upcoming gig at Pah Homestead; Zoë brings Jo Randerson up to talk about her current work in the world of theatre; and Gussie from Mermaidens is on the line to chat touring and playing at Whammy on the weekend. Plus, Rachel shares a special story featuring Bobby G from Primal Scream. Nice.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 17, 2019, 319.54 MB
Thu 17 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking your Thursday off with some political yarns with Professor Jennifer Curtin; followed by mouth-watering breakfast suggestions, thanks to Leisha; Dinamarca pops into the studio ahead of his gig at Whammy Backroom tonight; Troy brings in a few picks hot off the press; and Amelia wraps up a sugary Small Top Ten alongside the official 95bFM Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 16, 2019, 311.62 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The sun has come out, just for Breakfast; Rob talks cakes, dog food and bells; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, dials in to catch up with Rachel; we've got a snippet of Danielle's chat with Zane 2000 to give you a taster for Long Player; and Natural Ange is back in the studio after three long weeks to cure all your ailments. What a lovely Wednesday.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 15, 2019, 318.77 MB
Tue 15 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's bucketing down outside, so Rachel's got some hot tunes to keep you warm; James Brown keeps you guessing this morning; His Worship returns for another term as Mayor and another chat with Rachel; Sam keeps his review local this week, talking about Educators; and Riley from the University of Auckland pops up to tell us about being a stunt man and taekwondo world champion. Keep dry out there folks!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 14, 2019, 323.94 MB
Mon 14 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's got some golden reviews from Sampa the Great on the weekend; Penelope Noir talks the history of rubber and latex; we hear a snippet from Rachel's chat with Sampa the Great before the gig on Saturday; Suri brings us part two of a trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen; and Lillian runs us through some of the local election results. You know it's spring time when Geneva brings you freshly picked flowers. Aww.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 11, 2019, 320.85 MB
Fri 11 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We've made it to Friday and Rachel's got some tunes to get you through that last weekly hurdle; Fabian's got some film recommendations for this grizzly weather; Josh Fountain pops into the studio to chat about being nominated for the VNZMA Artisan Awards; and Johanna brings her top theatre picks and special guest, Kura Forrester, for a yarn. Happy Friday!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: October 10, 2019, 324.97 MB
Thu 10 Oct 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are powering through the week, with some spicy new tunes to get through our Thursday; Dr. Bryce Edwards gives us a heads up on what's been happening in politics; Aaron and Charlotte from Stone Soup Magazine pop in to talk spring planting on Breakfast Food; Randa brings us a new track, 'Toughen Up' to brighten up this cloudy morning; Troy's got some picks From The Crate; and Amelia talks dog ghosts, Nic Cage, and the 95bFM Top Ten.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019, 17.74 MB
Wed 23 Oct 2019

Rob couldn't choose between two fascinating topics today, so he's here with both. Running us through the origin of the orange (the word not the fruit), asking which came first? And why don't we call yellow, banana? Always asking the hard questions. Secondly, Rob educates us on the fastest moving ant. Wow.

I/V w/ Diggy Dupe: October 22, 2019

I/V w/ Diggy Dupe: October 22, 2019 I/V w/ Diggy Dupe: October 22, 2019, 18.13 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Diggy Dupe popped into studio this morning for a chat ahead of the VNZMAs in November, where he is nominated for Best Hip Hop Artist and the People's Choice Award. Wrap your ears around his wicked EP Island Time!

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019 Ghader Bashiri: October 22, 2019, 54.07 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Dr. Ivan Leung & Dr. Ghader Bashiri from the University of Auckland who are both senior lecturers, in ChemSci & BioSci respectively, are in the studio for Ready, Steady, Learn this morning. Their research is focused on finding new drugs to tackle mycobacterium tuberculosis, what exactly is that you might ask? Lucky we've got the experts here to tell us.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 22, 2019

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 22, 2019 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: October 22, 2019, 23.05 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

His Worship is back to his usual business, including the weekly chat with bFM Breakfast. Talking cycling infrastructure and safety, council-controlled services, and learning how to recycle properly as part of Recycling Week 2019. Good stuff.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 22, 2019

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 22, 2019 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: October 22, 2019, 12.04 MB
Tue 22 Oct 2019

Sam's back after an emotional rollercoaster ride that goes by the name Modern Love (2019). With a huge casting line up, the shows based around real-life essay of love, heartbreak and everything in between. If you're looking for something to shed some tears to, this is the show for you.

Thanks to renews.co.nz

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: October 21, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: October 21, 2019 Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: October 21, 2019, 14.65 MB
Mon 21 Oct 2019

Kiran talks the Man Booker Prize this morning, firstly reviewing her choice of the week, and shortlisted for the Man Booker, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak. Based in Turkey, the stories are told by Tequila Leila during in her final moments before her death, recalling friendships, hardships, and history. Kiran also chats to Rachel about the controversial dual win of the Man Booker Prize. 

I/V w/ Gussie Larkin: October 18, 2019

I/V w/ Gussie Larkin: October 18, 2019 I/V w/ Gussie Larkin: October 18, 2019, 15.03 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

Hot off the back of their European tour, old faves Mermaidens are back in Auckland this weekend to play at Whammy Bar! Gussie spoke to us on the phone this morning about their mint new album 'Look Me In The Eye'. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Jo Randerson: October 18, 2019

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Jo Randerson: October 18, 2019 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming & Jo Randerson: October 18, 2019, 20.23 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

We're lucky enough to have Zoë and Jo in the studio this morning. We're chatting with Jo Randerson about her latest theatre venture, Sing It To My Face, and Zoë guides us through all her theatre picks for the weekend. Make sure you get yourself along to Worm, and First World Problems 2.0.

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 18, 2019

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 18, 2019 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: October 18, 2019, 10.56 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

Fabian Fanboy's been working on all sorts of exciting interviews, but today he shares his hot reckons on films to catch this week. Catch Reece Witherspoon's stunning performance in Judy (2019), or the sequel no-one knew they wanted, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019), and into the future, Jojo Rabbit (2019), because we know that'll be great.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: October 18, 2019

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: October 18, 2019 Kirsten Zemke: October 18, 2019, 32.3 MB
Fri 18 Oct 2019

One of Dr. Kirsten Zemke's favourites this morning, G-Funk, because what's not to like? Featuring Snoop Dogg's Nuthin But A G'Thang, Warren G & Nate Dogg's Regulate, 2Pac & Dr. Dre's California Love.