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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 29, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 29, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 29, 2020, 317.95 MB
Wed 29 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Still somewhat recovering from Laneway, nothing a few coffees and good tunes can't fix; Rob talks us through the Antikythera mechanism; Brent and Morgan from Roady for Roadies join Rachel in studio to chat about a very worthy cause; and Rachel was lucky enough to have a chat with Stella Donnelly before her extraordinary Laneway set. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 28, 2020, 323.21 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's the day after Laneway, things are a little dusty; His Worship dials in to talk Ihumātao, Fuller's ferries, and the City Rail Link; Blain Cunneen joins us after playing guitar for Julia Jacklin, and ahead of his own gig tonight; Sam gives us a review of a show he's been keeping secret for a bit; and Chris Bainbridge chats to us about 3D printing. Happy recovery day.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 27, 2020, 335.69 MB
Mon 27 Jan 2020

We're broadcasting live from Laneway Festival NZ, thanks to Atomic Coffee Roasters. Rachel and Tess run through some highlights from Laneway's past, and look forward to what's to come in Laneway future (AKA, this afternoon). Plus, a quick chat with Laneway Founder, Danny Rogers, about how this magical day came to fruition.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 24, 2010, 321.01 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're like two kids on Christmas Eve, but instead, the night before a long weekend; Rachel was lucky enough to have a chat with Weyes Blood ahead of the Auckland Arts Festival so we catch some of that; we have two of the people behind Heavy is the Head That Wears the Crown in the studio Zoë talking theatre; and we're ending Friday Breakfast with cake, what a dream.

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.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 29, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 29, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: January 29, 2020, 17.83 MB
Wed 29 Jan 2020

Rob takes us through Antikythera mechanism. One that he's been looking at for a little while, he's finally ready to break it down for us. But more importantly, is mercury in retrograde?!

I/V w/ Morgan Donoghue & Brent Eccles: January 29, 2020

I/V w/ Morgan Donoghue & Brent Eccles: January 29, 2020 I/V w/ Morgan Donoghue & Brent Eccles: January 29, 2020, 23.29 MB
Wed 29 Jan 2020

Roady for Roadies founders, Morgan and Brent, join Rachel to chat about their 16km walk that's raising money for MusicHelps and the people behind the scenes of the gigs we love. The pair talk about how the event started, and why supporting people in the industry is so important. Put on your walking shoes and grab your tickets here.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 28, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 28, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 28, 2020, 9.88 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

Sam's here to review a show that's sure to make you feel good, Harley Quinn (2019). Similar to the likes of Rick and Morty, this is a show Sam has kept secret for some time, but definitely reckons it's worth a watch. A nice one for a dusty day.

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Chris Bainbridge: January 28, 2020

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Chris Bainbridge: January 28, 2020 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Chris Bainbridge: January 28, 2020, 71.52 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

Faculty of Science, Honours student, Chris Bainbridge, joins Rachel and Tess to chat about 3D printing and self-repairing plastics. Could this be the future?

I/V w/ Blain Cunneen: January 28, 2020

I/V w/ Blain Cunneen: January 28, 2020 I/V w/ Blain Cunneen: January 28, 2020, 16.58 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

You might have seen him shredding guitar for Julia Jacklin at Laneway yesterday- but tonight you can catch him playing his own tunes at Wine Cellar! It's the lovely Blain Cunneen from Sydney up in the brekky studio this morning! 

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 28, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 28, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 28, 2020, 24.27 MB
Tue 28 Jan 2020

His Worship gives us a ring after a long weekend to talk about what's happening at Ihumātao, the situation with Fuller's ferries, and the affect of the City Rail Link on businesses in the CBD.

I/V w/ Danny Rogers: January 27, 2020

I/V w/ Danny Rogers: January 27, 2020 I/V w/ Danny Rogers: January 27, 2020, 12 MB
Mon 27 Jan 2020

Founder of Laneway, Danny Rogers, joins Rachel in the 95bFM Bus, live from Laneway, to chat about how this festival came about. Plus, a couple of favourite tunes from stellar performances over the years. Big excitement in the bus!

I/V w/ Stella Donnelly: January 27, 2020

I/V w/ Stella Donnelly: January 27, 2020 I/V w/ Stella Donnelly: January 27, 2020, 26.78 MB
Mon 27 Jan 2020

Auzzie crooner Stella Donnelly's album 'Beware of the Dogs' rocketed to the top of many a best of 2019 list last year with it's frank approach to topics ranging from shitty pub jobs, to corrupt politicians and sexual assualt. Always empathetic and oftentimes hilarious, Donnelly's earnest songwriting has earnt her a dedicated following around the world- and a lot buzz ahead of her performance at this year's Laneway. Rachel caught up with her ahead of the festival for a chat. Whakarongo mai nei! 

I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020

I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020 I/V w/ Weyes Blood: September 24, 2020, 35.12 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, spoke to Rachel this week about her stellar 2019 album 'Titanic Rising' ahead of her perfomance at the Auckland Arts Festival in March. Touching on everything from movies, to Greta Thunberg, Climate Crisis and the "hubris of man" - whakarongo mai nei to hear more about her album before she performs alongside Aldous Harding and Purple Pilgrims! 

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming, Ravi Gurunathan & Kierron Diaz-Campbell: January 24, 2020, 16.52 MB
Fri 24 Jan 2020

Ravi and Kierron join Zoë in studio to chat about their show at the Basement theatre, Take The Crown. The pair chat to Zoë and Rachel about queer representation in theatre and the power of having a platform. Would it really be a theatre guide in January if we don't talk about Shakespeare? Get yourself along to Macbeth at Shakespeare in the Park and Much Ado About Nothing at the Pop-Up Globe. Plus, one last mention, Oldest Friend, at the Pumphouse Theatre.