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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 Zoë: January 19, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Zoë: January 19, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Zoë: January 19, 2020, 239.09 MB
Tue 19 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Zoë and Tess and taking you through three hours of tunes and chats; His Worship dials in to catch up after a summer break about what's going on in our fair city; Short Player features the work of Brown Boy Magik; Will and Bess pop in to talk us through Shakeapeare in the Park; and Dr. Helen Murray talks us through her research around smell and the brain.

95bFM Breakfast with Keria: January 18, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Keria: January 18, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Keria: January 18, 2021, 237.33 MB
Mon 18 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Keria's in the drivers seat this cruisy Monday morning; Pennie pops in to talk about Missy Elliot and her iconic outfits; Jenna's got a big book to review this morning; and Justine helps us with all your union questions. Happy Monday!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 15, 2021, 240 MB
Fri 15 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Friday and the surf's up, apparently; Fabian Fanboy dials in to tell us of an exciting release tonight; Steph and Nicole from Girl's Rock Camp Aotearoa pop in to catch up about the exciting week ahead; Callum from Ripship is in the studio ahead of their gig with Transitor tomorrow night; and Sam binge watched The Wilds on Christmas Day. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 14, 2021, 238.42 MB
Thu 14 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Reminding you that it's Friday eve (Thursday) and we've got plenty of good tunes to carry you through; Rod Oram dials in amongst a busy time in politics; Justin pops in to talk us through Sweet Treat Punx at Whammy Bar; Troy's got some fresh new vinyl From The Crate; and Sarah shares some sweet tunes that she has been loving. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 13, 2021, 240.71 MB
Wed 13 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Wednesday morning which means Rachel and Tess are joined by Rob in the studio for their morning coffee; National Party's Deputy Leader, Dr. Shane Reti, dials in for the first chat of 2021; Rob updates us and informs us, as usual, on The Mind Trench; Anthony Metcalf pops in to talk about the We Love Whammy compilation; Tim takes us through the current media situation; and Amelia talks the double f on Word Salad.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 12, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 12, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 12, 2021, 234.78 MB
Tue 12 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A sunny Tuesday, easing into things; Second Guessing features The Flaming Lips and one lucky winner; we throwback to a Long Player with Jess B on Short Player this week; Stage Direction dives into Shakespeare; and Francisca Griffin dials in to catch up with Rach ahead of the gig on Sunday.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 11, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 11, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 11, 2021, 241.73 MB
Mon 11 Jan 2021

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're slowly making our way into the new year with the return of Tess and the News team; Penelope pops in to talk us through one of Rach's faves, PJ Harvey and her iconic style; Troy Kingi dials in to catch up about his upcoming album, and the 48th Folk Festival; and Justine returns with some sound advice on Red Dead Redemption.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 8, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 8, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 8, 2021, 249.21 MB
Fri 8 Jan 2021

Welcome to the last Breakfast of the first week of 2021! What a year it's already turning out to be. Kicking off the show is Tinseltown's Fabian Fanboy with his latest movie recommendations. Then Rachel chats to Associate Professor Amy Fletcher on what the flying hell is happening over the U.S. which proves to be a highly interesting and informative talk. Later in the show she talks to PHF about new music and their upcoming gig. All with some great music leading us through the show. Whakarongo mai and have a wonderful weekend. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 7, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 7, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 7, 2021, 256.11 MB
Thu 7 Jan 2021

On this Thursday Breakfast with Rachel she brings you a highly informative Political Commentary with Dr. Lara Greaves. They touch on the Waikeria Prison protest, the Ihumatao Deal and new Covid requirements for returning New Zealands from the U.K. or U.S.A. News breaks throughout the show of the thousands of Trump supporters who storm the Capitol in Washington D.C. Zoë brings you updates on the evolving story. Asides from the real-time updates on the crumbling of democracy, there's also a From the Crate with Southbound's Record Troye, and Sarah offers up some great music picks during her segment, Praise of Songs. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 6, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 6, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: January 6, 2021, 247.39 MB
Wed 6 Jan 2021

It's a sunny Wednesday morning and Rachel and Zoë are up in studio to greet the dawn and the fantastic line up of the day's show. First Rob Bollix brings another interesting Mind Trench where they learn the world's wonders from lima beans to 18th century headaches to chocolate milk. Then Pōneke based band Prison Choir pop up for a chat about their single, Tongue, and the band's future plans. Up next is Tim Batt with Mediabatt with all the latest media talk ranging from trucks to espionage. Finally, Amelia D'Screte regails the varied history of the word crazy and its fellow synonyms in Word Salad! Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Will Clark & Bess Brookes: January 19, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Will Clark & Bess Brookes: January 19, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Will Clark & Bess Brookes: January 19, 2021, 11.6 MB
Tue 19 Jan 2021

As Shakespeare in the Park 2021 is fast approaching, Will and Bess pop in to talk us through what we can expect to see in Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Helen Murray: January 19, 2021

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Dr. Helen Murray: January 19, 2021 Helen Murray: January 19, 2021, 71.6 MB
Tue 19 Jan 2021

The University of Auckland's Dr. Helen Murray is a research fellow based in the Centre for Brain Research, and is here to talk to us about whether loss of smell is in indicator of even bigger problems such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. 

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 19, 2021

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 19, 2021 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: January 19, 2021, 23.88 MB
Tue 19 Jan 2021

The Mayor dials in after the summer break to catch up with Zoë about what's been happening in Tāmaki Makaurau. Talking Auckland's beach water quality, concerts at Eden Park, and an increase to Watercare prices.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 18, 2021

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 18, 2021 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: January 18, 2021, 24.57 MB
Mon 18 Jan 2021

This week on Fashun Penelope Noir is talking about the one and only, Missy Elliot. Iconic for her tracksuits and epic video costumes, Missy Elliot is certainly a legend.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: January 18, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: January 18, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: January 18, 2021, 12.25 MB
Mon 18 Jan 2021

Jenna returns after a glorious summer break to review one of the books she's whizzed through in the holidays. Remote Sympathy by Catherine Chidgey follows the narratives of a number of characters during the second world war, and how they intertwine. Jenna reckons this is a must read for your summer list.

Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: January 18, 2021

Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: January 18, 2021 Red Dead Redemption w/ Justine Sachs: January 18, 2021, 13.67 MB
Mon 18 Jan 2021

We're talking contracts, annual leave, pay outs, and casual work on Red Dead Redemption with Justine, this morning.

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 15, 2021

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 15, 2021 Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: January 15, 2021, 11.23 MB
Fri 15 Jan 2021

Fabian Fanboy dials in this morning with exciting news of a new Marvel release on Disney Plus. So grab yr popcorn and get yourself comfy on the couch for the premiere of WandaVison tonight.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 15, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 15, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: January 15, 2020, 14.16 MB
Fri 15 Jan 2021

Sam returns for his first TV review of the year, The Wilds (2020), which he binge-watched on Christmas Day. Described as a mixture of Lost (2004) and a teen drama, so what's not to like?

I/V w/ Steph Stuteley and Nicole Gaffney: January 15, 2020

I/V w/ Steph Stuteley and Nicole Gaffney: January 15, 2020 I/V w/ Steph Stuteley and Nicole Gaffney: January 15, 2020, 18.97 MB
Fri 15 Jan 2021

I tēnei ata Steph (Deb5000) and Nicole (Carb on Carb) popped in for a chat about Girls Rock! Tāmaki Makaurau: the school holiday programme empowering girls, trans and gender non-conforming youth through music. Whakarongo mai nei to hear all about it, and how you can get involved in future camps! 

I/V w/ Callum Lincoln: January 15, 2020

I/V w/ Callum Lincoln: January 15, 2020 I/V w/ Callum Lincoln: January 15, 2020, 17.85 MB
Fri 15 Jan 2021

Ripship are playing alongside Transistor and Na Noise this saturday at Whammy Bar, and Callum popped in to have a chat about what the band has been up to, and what 2021 has in store!