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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: April 3, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 3, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 3, 2020, 320.93 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to Friday, with another beautiful sunny day ahead; Fabian Fanboy runs through his top five Brian De Palma films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is ready for the weekend with Drum & Bass; Melodownz joins us with a brand new track to share; and Zoë's excited about watching theatre from her own bed. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 2, 2020, 319.82 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here, getting pretty used to this whole broadcasting from home business; Rod Oram chats to Rachel about the economy, with some hopeful insights; Tess's talking toasties on Tesscipes; Shona Laing chats to Rachel about the Taite Independent Music NZ Classic Record Award; Chris Cudby from Under the Radar brings us three new releases he's been loving; and Amelia recaps the Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 1, 2020, 325.08 MB
Wed 1 Apr 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: And we're into April, Rachel and Tess talk pranks and April Fools; the Prime Minister dials in amongst a busy time to talk about some of the issues we're facing amidst Covid-19; Rob's on the line with alien sightings; Louisa Nicklin joins us to talk about her fundraiser EP for the Wine Cellar; Tim Batt has some media commentary in how to avoid the media; and Amelia's got another serving of Word Salad to broaden your vocabulary.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 31, 2020, 324.5 MB
Tue 31 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's back in the studio and Tess's cat is losing it; Second Guessing is keeping everyone in their toes; the Mayor helps us clarify a few restrictions during the rāhui; Peter from Sulfate joins us to talk about the song he wrote for Ruth; and Sam's got a TV show that's sure to keep you distracted in these times. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020, 323.87 MB
Mon 30 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's in the studio and Tess is broadcasting from home, what a world we live in; we've got Justine Sachs on the line to run us through our employee rights; and Jenna dials in with a book review, something tender to help us through. Modern technology is impressive, eh?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020, 324.15 MB
Fri 27 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: And we made it to Friday, phew; Fabian Fanboy dials in from LA to talk about his favourite Hitchcock films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Go-go, impossible not to boogie; Randa lifts our spirits with two brand new tracks; and Zoë's got a slightly different Stage Direction for us this week. Kia kaha whānau.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020, 320.24 MB
Thu 26 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back and getting into day one of lockdown, but bFM is here to keep you sane; Morgan Godfrey dials in to give us some Political Commentary and an explanation for why all his Tweets are in CAPS; Tess brings us her Tesscipes, first up is the Magic Bread Dough; Diggy Dupe's with us on Skype for a chat about his new record; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten from her bunker.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020, 327.53 MB
Wed 25 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back in the studio, with tunes a-plenty; National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, dials in to discuss heading into Level Four with Rachel; Rob calls us for The Mind Trench with stories about animals, just what we need; Short Player features Ingrid and The Ministers with Jess Fu; Tim Batt calls in with his top tips for handling the media; and Amelia brings us her Word Salad. He waka eke noa.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020, 325.89 MB
Tue 24 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: In a weird ol' world, Rachel and Tess are here to bring you plenty of joy; another round of Second Guessing to keep you on your toes; His Worship calls in to help us understand what to expect over the next four weeks; we take ourselves back to Womad where Oscar and Lillian interviewed Ezra Collective; Sam dials in for Viewmaster with a gripping TV recommendation; and we're learning about the stock market with Cristiano Bellavitis on Ready, Steady, Learn. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020, 317.51 MB
Mon 23 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here for your Monday morning tunes, don't worry we've got your back; Penelope Noir brings us a load of Fashun facts; Chris from Under the Radar pops in to chat with us about the recent gig cancellations and what that means for artists and promoters; and Kiran dials in with another book for you to read. 

I/V w/ MELODOWNZ: April 3, 2020

I/V w/ MELODOWNZ: April 3, 2020 I/V w/ MELODOWNZ: April 3, 2020, 16.24 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Avondale's finest MELODOWNZ is back with a brand new track and some posi-vibes for your friday. Rachel spoke with Melo this morning about making 'Fine', trying to chill out, and alpacas- tune in! 

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 3, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 3, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 3, 2020, 12.16 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Fabian Fanboy joins us with another fantastic list of films to watch. This week we're talking his top five Brian De Palma films. We've all seen Mission Impossible, right? Dive into this list over the weekend and you won't be disappointed.

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: April 3, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: April 3, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: April 3, 2020, 11.11 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Zoë's joining us with a plethora of theatre options to watch from the comfort of your own home. Get amongst the National Theatre at Home: One Man, Two Guvnors, or catch the Comedy Festival Gala 2019 on the telly, the Royal NZ Ballet are performing Hansel and Gretel online and inbetween all that, you can catch Rose Matafeo and Alice Snedden’s podcast: Boners of the Heart on all your podcasting platforms. Plenty to watch!

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: April 3, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: April 3, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: April 3, 2020, 24.2 MB
Fri 3 Apr 2020

Tess is definitely the most excited about today's genre as Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings Drum & Bass to our ears. Featuring Goldie's Inner City Life, Bad Company's The Nine, and Squarepusher's Come on my selector.

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: April 2, 2020, 15.58 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Rod Oram joins Rachel to discuss the current and (potential) future economic impacts of the Covid-19 rāhui. Breaking things down with a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, phew.

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020

Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020 Tesscipes w/ Tess Barnett: April 2, 2020, 91.45 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Tess is talking lunch from home, specifically *toasties* and attempting to make hot cross buns. From pickles to wilted greens, basically anything is good in a toasted sandwich. Plus, the first of the hot cross buns series - will Tess ever make a delicious hot cross bun by Easter? Stay tuned to find out.

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Chris Cudby: April 2, 2020, 42.18 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

Under The Radar's Chris Cudby joins Rachel this morning to direct you to some hot new tracks to full your boots with. Featuring Louisa Nicklin's Live At The Wine Cellar EP with ‘Let Yourself’, Ty Segall’s Sgeal Smeagol EP with ‘Coconut’, and Samari’s debut album Hyper Normal with 'Transformation (Different Spaces)'. Go check 'em out.

I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020

I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020 I/V w/ Shona Laing: April 2, 2020, 23.83 MB
Thu 2 Apr 2020

This morning we had the pleasure of chatting with Shona Laing whose iconic 1987 album 'South' has just been announced as this year's recipient for the Independent Music NZ Classic Record Award through the Taite Music Prize. Featuring the legendary track ‘(Glad I’m) Not A Kennedy’, 'South' has had an indellible impact on New Zealand music and continues to inspire. Whakarongo mai nei to hear Shona talk about making the record. 

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 1, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 1, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: April 1, 2020, 18.13 MB
Wed 1 Apr 2020

Rob's talking UFO sightings in Aotearoa, are there alien's? Or is it just the Southern lights? Plus, he's got some hot reckons or TV shows to watch. 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 1, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 1, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: April 1, 2020, 16.3 MB
Wed 1 Apr 2020

Tim's joining us to talk about some of the media news, what to watch out for and what to just flat out ignore. Plus, a silver lining, aww.