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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: Friday, September 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: Friday, September 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: Friday, September 25, 2020, 321.7 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Today Rachel is joined in studio by Zoë and it's classic chaotic good energy from the start. Throughout the morning they chat vaporwave, memesis and playbour with Dr. Kirsten Zemke for Travelling Tunes, movies with the word 'paw' in the title with Fabian Fanboy, and hating rich people during Viewmaster with Sam! They are also joined by fantastic guests Dhamarat and Nanoise. Check it out!   

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 24, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 24, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 24, 2020, 399.13 MB
Thu 24 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: David Slack kicks things off with some Political Commentary on Tuesday Night's leader's debate; Rachel has a chat with Princess Chelsea about her upcoming NZ tour; Troy's in studio with some selections From the Crate; and Sarah joins us for Praise of Songs with her latest selections from the bFM playlist. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 23, 2020, 321.59 MB
Wed 23 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The National Party's Paul Goldsmith dials in following last night's leaders debate; Rob's in studio with his thoughts on the Nebra Sky Disk and a poem for The Mind Trench; Tim Batt is in for Mediabatt, with some commentary on last night's leaders debate and what's happening with Julian Asange; and Liam K. Swiggs from The Big Fresh Collective dials in to discuss Redwood Patrol TAPE #3 - JURISDICTION BREACH. 

95bfm Breakfast w/ Rachel: September 22, 2020

95bfm Breakfast w/ Rachel: September 22, 2020 95bfm Breakfast w/ Rachel: September 22, 2020, 323.45 MB
Tue 22 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: sun is streaming in to the studio, we catch up with the Mayor to talk Covid, water crisis and the harbour bridge; Jess chats with Troy Kingi about his new album for 'Short Player'; Zoe phones us live from a face-painting workshop for 'Stage Direction'; and Noah Romero teaches us about "unschooling" on 'Ready, Steady Learn'. Tune in! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 21, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 21, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 21, 2020, 316.49 MB
Mon 21 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rach and Tess are trying to figure out daylight savings... again; Penelope Noir definitely recommends A Stitch in Time; Dave and Chontalle give us their lowdown on From The Pit; and Jenna reckons you need to crack into one of Sigrid Nunez's books. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2020, 324.2 MB
Fri 18 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rach is in the studio with Tess and Zoë and we're feeling happy; Scotty Morrison dials in for a kōrero about Origins and Te Wiki o te Reo Māori; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us reggae for Travelling Tunes; Moana Maniapoto pops in with a brand new single to share; and Sam's been binge watching the Duchess on Netflix. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2020, 398.92 MB
Thu 17 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rach, Tess and Aneeka are in the studio talking swimming (yes, it is still too cold); Rod Oram kicks the show off with some Political Commentary; Natalie convinces us that anchovies are indeed delicious; Josh dials in from New York to talk about Yumi Zouma's latest project; Troy's got some selections From The Crate to share; and Sarah's excited about the new additions to bFM Playlist.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2020, 319.8 MB
Wed 16 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob's in the studio with Rach and Tess on this sunny morning; we head into the dark corners of climate change on The Mind Trench; the Prime Minister dials in to talk about rent increases, Alert Level 2.5 and education in Aotearoa; Ana from Kōtiro joins us to talk about the beautiful new project; Tim's got plenty of morsels for Mediabatt; and Amelia talks swearing. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 15, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 15, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 15, 2020, 317.99 MB
Tue 15 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're kicking off the morning with a stone cold classic for Second Guessing; the Mayor dials in to walk us through the extension for Alert Level 2.5; Persimmon dials in from Palmerston North to talk about their debut single; Zoë joins us with both live and digital theatre for you to catch this week; Short Player features JessB and her mixtape 3 Nights in Amsterdam; and Dr. Brendan Blue joins us to talk about people and

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 14, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 14, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 14, 2020, 319.04 MB
Mon 14 Sep 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Easing into your Monday with some very good tunes and plenty of coffee; Theia joins us for a kōrero about Te Kaahu and celebrating te wiki o te reo Māori; Suri joins us with a romantic novel to add to our reading lists; and Justine answers all your union questions on Red Dead Redemption.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: September 25, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: September 25, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: September 25, 2020, 22.99 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Today Dr. Kirsten Zemke takes us back to 2011 as she dips our toes into the wonderful audio pool of Vaporwave. The two words of the day are memesis and playbour, so check out this podcast to find out why! 

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: September 25, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: September 25, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: September 25, 2020, 18.3 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Today Sam chats to Rachel and Zoë about Succession. It's a long one but a good one, and according to Sam if you hate rich people and want to dismantle capitalism, this is the one for you. Check it out on Neon! 

I/V w/ Hariet Ellis and Yolanda Fagan: September 25, 2020

I/V w/ Hariet Ellis and Yolanda Fagan: September 25, 2020 I/V w/ Hariet Ellis and Yolanda Fagan: September 25, 2020, 19.36 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Hariet and Yolanda from Na Noise popped in to chat about their new 7" which is out today, and pressed by the folks at Holiday Records. They are also playing a spaced-out seated show tomorrow at Whammy and they have a brand new video made by Chabs and Milky- it's all happening! 

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: September 25, 2020

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: September 25, 2020 Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: September 25, 2020, 12.34 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Today Fabian Fanboy has got some good school holiday movie recommendations, two of which have the word 'Paw' in their title. Sounds delightfully insufferable. He also recommends a new romcom, The Broken Hearts Gallery, which apparently is a refreshing shake up of what is sometimes an overdone genre. 

I/V w/ Dharmarat: September 25, 2020

I/V w/ Dharmarat: September 25, 2020 I/V w/ Dharmarat: September 25, 2020, 19.44 MB
Fri 25 Sep 2020

Dharmarat has been busy working on a new album, and today he popped into studio to chat about GEEWHIZZ which is out this morning! Whakarongo mai nei! 

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: September 24, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: September 24, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: September 24, 2020, 28.61 MB
Thu 24 Sep 2020

Sarah brings us some hot new tracks from the bFM playlist. Featuring Jamila Woods' SULA (Hardcover)Repairs Nothing Newand Amamelia's Hot Bitch Dot Zip feat. Baby Zionov and bb gurl. 

I/V w/ Princess Chelsea: September 24, 2020

I/V w/ Princess Chelsea: September 24, 2020 I/V w/ Princess Chelsea: September 24, 2020, 26.44 MB
Thu 24 Sep 2020

After a two year touring hiatus, Princess Chelsea is hitting the road once again armed with her 2018 album 'The Lonliest Girl' and a few new bangers to boot. Rachel caught up with Chelsea this morning to hear about her New Zealand Homecoming Tour, how iso's been for her, and making the very cool video for All I Need To Do. Whakarongo mai! 

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 24, 2020

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 24, 2020 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: September 24, 2020, 20.5 MB
Thu 24 Sep 2020

David Slack joins us this morning to share his thoughts following Tuesday night's leader's debate.

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: September 24, 2020

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: September 24, 2020 From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: September 24, 2020, 28.09 MB
Thu 24 Sep 2020

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

  • Skinshape - Sua Alma ft. F'Alma
  • Kevin Rowland - Daydream Believer
  • TLC - Waterfalls

All available from and thank to Southbound Records.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 23, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 23, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 23, 2020, 13.61 MB
Wed 23 Sep 2020

Rob is in to tell us all about the Nebra Sky Disk. Plus an awesome poem written on the train this morning!