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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: May 28, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 28, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 28, 2020, 320.77 MB
Thu 28 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: You could be mistaken for thinking this was a round of bingo but we're definitely awake now; David Slack joins us for a coffee and a chinwag about politics; Peter Dickens is in the studio to remind us about NZ Music T-shirt Day tomorrow; Baby Zionov has a new track out and is ready for her zoom club night; Leaping Tiger chats to us about having gigs again ahead of playing tonight; and Programme Director, Sarah, gives us three new tracks to sink our teeth into. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 27, 2020, 317.82 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A typo leaves us thinking we might be expecting some pretty big ~waves~ coming through, oops; the Prime Minister dials in bright and early to cover some huge topics; Rob's talking bees and fridges; Miranda Harcourt discusses the film industry with Rachel, how things are changing; and Tim's here to help us through a hefty week of media news. Feeling thankful for the rain, to be honest.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 26, 2020, 320.59 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rach and Tess talk tourism (don't ask) to kick off your Tuesday; Second Guessing gets the listeners giving clues; the Mayor is thrilled about the heavy downpour we had overnight; Short Player features Vera Ellen; and Sam watched Midnight Gospel, but did he enjoy it? Stay tuned.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 25, 2020, 320.78 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Today on your 95bFM Breakfast: kei te ngenge ahau, kei te pēhea koe?; Penelope Noir gives us the lowdown on hygiene face masks within fashion, from medical-grade generosity to morbid cash-grab; Stefan Neville's on the line to talk about bFM favourite Olumpus' 'Caucus' being pressed to wax for the first time; Jenna's been reading all about Breasts & Eggs; Rachel's got a bunch of sick tunes for yr Mondayitis; and Sarah says as little as possible.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 22, 2020, 318.23 MB
Fri 22 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to Friday; Fabian Fanboy gives us the low down on cinemas reopening and what's good to see; Dr. Kirsten Zemke sparks debate with Zolo; Rohan from the Wine Cellar dials in ahead of the first gig in a wee while; Zoë's got some hot picks for theatre you can watch online; and another Sunday Painter teaches us what we didn't realise we needed to know.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 21, 2020, 316.1 MB
Thu 21 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking the show off with some good news; Dr. Bryce Edwards dives deep into the ongoings with the National Party; Tess is dedicates a whole segment to risotto; and Jazmine Mary dials in to give us the low down on one of the first gigs at Level Two. Nothing like getting real profound to carry you through a Thursday.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 20, 2020, 318.91 MB
Wed 20 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel consoles (gettit?) about her broken PS4, rough start; National Party Deputy Leader Paula Bennett talks polls, and other political things with Rachel; Rob tells us stories of corgis, magpies and Greek Gods; Tim Batt returns to give us the full story of the $1 offer to buy Stuff; and Amelia gives another content warning before Word Salad.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 19, 2020, 320.52 MB
Tue 19 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Hopefully everyone's adjusting to waking up a little bit earlier; Dim proves his expansive music knowledge yet again; His Worship isn't stoked on all this sunshine; Short Player features Borrowed CS, thanks to Jess Fu; Sam's been sucked into Little Fires Everywhere; and Dan from Doc Edge runs us through their online programme. Kia Kaha David Lange.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 18, 2020, 319.51 MB
Mon 18 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're kicking off the NZ music only week, and wowee is there plenty of bangers to play; Justine returns for Red Dead Redemption, answering all your Level Two employment queries; Catalina joins us to talk about taking Auckland Zinefest online this year; and Kiran reviews a book she's been sitting on for a year. Back into it!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 15, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 15, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: May 15, 2020, 319.65 MB
Fri 15 May 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We made it to Friday after a ha-uge week; Fabian Fanboy spooks us with this Top Five Horror films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke gives us the lowdown on Zydeco; we've got Haz Beats on the line while he's out for a jog; Zoë's got a few faves from the theatre world to recommend; and another Sunday Painter teaches us about toast. Happy Friday!

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 10, 2020

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 10, 2020 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen Cumming: July 10, 2020, 9.78 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

Zoë returns with some recommendations for a show you can see in the flesh, Love from a Stranger at Howick Little Theatre. But if you're keen to stay inside, the National Theatre At Home's The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan is playing and is certainly not one to miss.

I/V w/ Laura Borrowdale: July 10, 2020

I/V w/ Laura Borrowdale: July 10, 2020 I/V w/ Laura Borrowdale: July 10, 2020, 11.29 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

Laura Borrowdale's name might be familiar as the brains behind 'Aotearotica', an ongoing journal series of erotic writing and art from New Zealand and beyond. She's just written a book called 'Sex, With Animals' (the comma is important) and she popped into the studio for a chat about it.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: July 10, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: July 10, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: July 10, 2020, 28.41 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

This week features a genre with some debate around it. Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Weeb music, featuring Susumu Hirasawa's The Girl In Byakkoya, Tōru “TK” Kitajima TK's unravel [from Tokyo Ghoul], and Shokotan & Dempagumi's Punch Line! Theme Song.

I/V w/ Dhanuun Ahmed: July 10, 2020

I/V w/ Dhanuun Ahmed: July 10, 2020 I/V w/ Dhanuun Ahmed: July 10, 2020, 20.82 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

Dhanuun pops into the studio ahead of the Tangata Unite; Empowerment Festival this Saturday to chat with Rachel about For The People, and importance of creating spaces to celebrate our BIPOC communities.

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 10, 2020

Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 10, 2020 Fabians Hollywood w/ Fabian Fanboy: July 10, 2020, 14.93 MB
Fri 10 Jul 2020

Fabian Fanboy gives us the lowdown on his top picks at the Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film FestivalFrom feature lengths to short films, there's something for everyone.

I/V w/ SPYCC: July 9, 2020

I/V w/ SPYCC: July 9, 2020 I/V w/ SPYCC: July 9, 2020, 21.82 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

Since releasing their incendiary audio-visual track 'Bunga' last year, SWIDT have been teasing us with a few tracks and some hints that a sophmore album is on the way. SPYCC popped into studio to have a chat about what the group has been up toin the last few months. 

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: July 9, 2020

From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: July 9, 2020 From the Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: July 9, 2020, 28.06 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

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

  • Awesome Dre - You Can’t Hold Me Back
  • TootArd - Wanderlust
  • Qasim Naqvi - Beta 

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: July 9, 2020

Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: July 9, 2020 Praise of Songs w/ Sarah: July 9, 2020, 23.6 MB
Thu 9 Jul 2020

Sarah returns to run us through some of the new additions to the bFM playlist. This week featuring Toyota's Acid Haus MusicMoor Mother & Yatta's We and Girl Friday's Amber's Knees: A Matter of Concern.

I/V w/ The Beths: July 8, 2020

I/V w/ The Beths: July 8, 2020 I/V w/ The Beths: July 8, 2020, 14.82 MB
Wed 8 Jul 2020

It's a big week for The Beths! They have a brand new album out on friday, and they're playing a sold-out show at the Powerstation on saturday. Liz, Jonathan, Ben and Tristan popped into studio for a chat about 'Jump Rope Gazers', touring in the time of Covid and more. Tune in! 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: July 8, 2020, 21.04 MB
Wed 8 Jul 2020

On this weeks episode of Word Salad, we're getting the TLDR on acronyms. Where did they come from? and what do they mean? Amelia tells all.