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95bFM Breakfast with 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 16, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 16, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 16, 2021, 241.8 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian Fanboy dials up with what's good in new movies in Fabian's Hollywood; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is in the studio talking Cool Jazz in Travelling Tunes; legendary Dianne Swan comes in to chat about her brand new album, The War on Peace of Mind; Sam Sinnott has some good TV recommendations in Viewmasterand Soft Plastics' Laura phones up to talk about their brand new track Loozer! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 15, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 15, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 15, 2021, 241.41 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Natalie Guest pops into the studio for her last ever Breakfast Food; Rachel chats to Eyeliner about their remix of Amamelia's The F In FM Stands For Flute (out tomorrow!); and Sarah brings a fantastic Praise of Songs to the table giving us the lowdown of the goodness on the bFM Playlist! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 14, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 14, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 14, 2021, 240.44 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: The Prime Minister phones up the studio for her monthly chat in What's Up with Jacinda Ardern; Rob Bollix fools us all in The Mind Trench; Andrea Low pops into studio to have a chat about a new exhibition at the Auckland Museum, Tāmaki Herenga Waka; Tim Batt leads us through the world of media in Mediabatt; and Amelia D'Screte gets stuck into Mount Weasels in Word Salad! Whakarongo mai. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 13, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 13, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 13, 2021, 240.6 MB
Tue 13 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Mayor Phil Goff is on the line having a good chat about what's happening in Tāmaki Makaurau in Sounding Off with Phil Goff; bb Gurl joins us in studio to chat about Loud And Proud Festival and their new track; and we learn about spinal chords in Ready Steady Learn with Darren Svirskis! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 12, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 12, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 12, 2021, 233.61 MB
Mon 12 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Rachel's away in Pōneke, so 95bFM Top 10's Annabel takes up the reigns in the best way. In and amongst Annabel's tune picks there's all the usual good stuff. Penelope Noir talks kilts in Fashun, Jenna Todd tells us what's good on the shelves in Loose Reads, and Justine Sach's has got your back with all your workplace woes in Red Dead Redemption! Whakarongo mai, whānau! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 9, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 9, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 9, 2021, 238.88 MB
Fri 9 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian's on the line with what's hot in cinema for Fabian's Hollywood; Dr. Kirsten Zemke pops up for a fantastic Travelling Tunes with some popping Afrobeats tracks; Auckland Writer's Festival's director Anne O'Brien comes into the studio to talk us through the programme; Sam Sinnot's in for a Viewmaster; and we get some special info about Fields of Dreams when Sam Smith phones up! Whakarongo mai nei for all the usual good stuff. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 8, 2021, 241.4 MB
Thu 8 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Dr. Lara Greaves phones up to chat politics in Political Commentary; Natalie's here giving us all the best tips on making the perfect miso in Breakfast Food; School Strike 4 Climate's Jack Barlow pops into the studio to talk about the march up Queen Street tomorrow; and Amanda from Wax Chattels come up to talk about the Cross Street Music Fest! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 7, 2021, 241.82 MB
Wed 7 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the show kicks off with an interview with the Deputy leader of the Opposition in What's Up? with Dr. Shane Reti; Rob Bollix talks hippos, the Antikythera mechanism and face masks in The Mind Trench; Samara Alofa kindly pops into studio to chat about their upcoming gigs and what's been happening in their life; Tim Batt chats about the elusive and mysterious RNZ / TVNZ merger on MediaBatt; and finally, Amelia D'Screte teaches us about extinct words in Word Salad, ya hodad! Whakarongo mai,

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: April 6, 2021, 239.85 MB
Tue 6 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the Mayor phones up the studio to chat to Rachel about what's happening in and around Auckland in Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff; then, First World Problems 3.0's Sananda Chatterjee and Daniel Fernandez pop into studio to chat about the piece; and finally we talk robots on Ready, Steady, Learn, with PhD candidate in Department of Psychological Medicine, Debbie Johanson! All interspersed with the usual great tunes. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Charlie: April 5, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Charlie: April 5, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Charlie: April 5, 2021, 249 MB
Mon 5 Apr 2021

Charlie eases you into the week with a wide selection of sounds from Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders, Iglooghost, YUF-O and more.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: April 16, 2021

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: April 16, 2021 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: April 16, 2021 , 14.61 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Sam Sinnott is in the studio and this week he reckons check out Them on Amazon Prime. Pretty heavy trigger warnings for this one, but if it you want to know if it sounds like your thing, whakarongo mai! 
 

I/V w/ Laura Robinson: April 16, 2021

I/V w/ Laura Robinson: April 16, 2021 I/V w/ Laura Robinson: April 16, 2021, 18.67 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Soft Plastics' Laura Robison dials up for a chat about the band's fantastic new single, Loozer. Out in the world today, so whakarongo mai! 

 

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 16, 2021

Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 16, 2021 Fabian's Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: April 16, 2021, 15.64 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Fabian Fanboy is on the line chatting about what's new in movies. Check out the new Tom and Jerry movie where they've moved to New York for some reason, or Gunda, the black and white doco on a pig! 

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: April 16, 2021

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: April 16, 2021 Kirsten Zemke: April 16, 2021, 22.05 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

Dr. Zemke is in the studio and this week she's chatting about coooool jazz. Not your old-hat regular jazz, the cool stuff. Cool Jazz. The listeners are divided, but check it out.

 

I/V w/ Dianne Swann: April 16, 2021

I/V w/ Dianne Swann: April 16, 2021 I/V w/ Dianne Swann: April 16, 2021, 17.32 MB
Fri 16 Apr 2021

The legendary Dianne Swann (When The Cat's Away, The Bads) has just released her first solo album 'The War on Peace of Mind' today, and she popped in to chat about it with Rachel. Whakarongo mai nei!

Breakfast Food w/ Natalie Guest: April 15, 2021

Breakfast Food w/ Natalie Guest: April 15, 2021 Breakfast Food w/ Natalie Guest: April 15, 2021, 15.9 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

It's Natalie Guest's last Breakfast Food on the show i tēnei rā, and while we're very blue about it, we're very happy to have all the best tips on how to make the perfect pizza! Whakarongo mai, and we'll miss you, Nat! 

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah Thomson: April 15, 2021

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah Thomson: April 15, 2021 Praise of Songs w/ Sarah Thomson: April 15, 2021 , 22.01 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

Sarah's in studio giving us the low down on what's good in the 95bFM Playlist. On the cards i tēnei ata are tracks from Lil Stiffy, AP and Kamahumble, and Bathysphere. Whakarongo mai for all the good stuff. 

I/V w/ Luke Rowell: April 15, 2021

I/V w/ Luke Rowell: April 15, 2021 I/V w/ Luke Rowell: April 15, 2021, 20.98 MB
Thu 15 Apr 2021

Luke Rowell, aka Eyeliner, has done an excellent remix of Amamelia's track 'The F in FM Stands For Flute' for her upcoming record WOW! The 2021 Remixes. It's officially released tomorrow, but Rachel caught up with Luke who is in Hong Kong to chat about the track, have an early listen and hear what else he's been cooking up over the last year. Whakarongo mai nei! 

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: April 14, 2021

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: April 14, 2021 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: April 14, 2021, 19.38 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has a chat to Rachel about what's happening in Aotearoa. On the agenda today is the India travel suspension, the COVID vaccine roll-out, and calls for funding for cervical self-testing. Whakarongo mai! 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: April 14, 2021, 19.94 MB
Wed 14 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata, Amelia D'Screte is talking Mount Weasels. What in the flaming heck is that? Whakarongo mai nei to find out.