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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: September 18, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 18, 2019, 320.28 MB
Wed 18 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are in the studio with Rob and Yuki this morning, bright and early; Rob takes us into The Mind Trench looking for money; Spawts pop in ahead of their show tomorrow night to talk about the album release and playing across Aotearoa; and Elyssia, Vaimaila, and Falencie pop in to talk Auckland's vogue scene, and their show at The Basement, Reclamation. Big sunny Wednesday to get you through the week.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 17, 2019, 319.43 MB
Tue 17 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Straight into a catch up with His Worship this morning; we've got a classic for Second Guessing; Lulu Macrae from the Whammy pops in for a chat about the Whammyfest 2019; Sam's back for Viewmaster with a binge-worthy series; and Fabio comes up for Ready, Steady, Learn to teach us about human-computer interaction with music technology, hefty stuff. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 16, 2019, 316.19 MB
Mon 16 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess talk about their pets; Penelope gives us the history of the pocket; Tony tells us Cadrona has had a spring dump of snow; Jenna's found Margaret Atwood's new book compelling, predictable and satisfying; and Natural Ange helps a couple of callers out with their ailments. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 13, 2019, 323.09 MB
Fri 13 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Nothing like a little bit of sun in the studio to wake you up for Friday; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings in a genre she calls 'baby making music', her words, not ours; and Zoë's got theatre reckons from dawn to dusk for your weekend. Get thinking about your NZVAPOR Top 95 picks, we know it's tough.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 12, 2019, 319.72 MB
Thu 12 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: There's a lot going on in politics, and David Slack is in the studio to help us make sense of it all; Leisha's talking a meal that's close to her heart, curry; Tom Scott and Tom Broome pop up to bFM to talk about YGB Records and Don't Quit Your Day Job; Troy brings in some vinyl... And Tess drops it; and Amelia takes us back to last night, where she counts down the Top Ten.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 11, 2019, 319.89 MB
Wed 11 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rob's full of spooky surprises this morning; Deputy Leader of The National Party, Paula Bennett talks to Rachel in the middle of a difficult week in politics; The Mind Trench searches for the Loch Ness monster; and Paul Horan talks comedy in Aotearoa, an untapped history. Plus, 95bFM News Director, Lillian Hanly shares some aroha for Te Reo Māori.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 10, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 10, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 10, 2019, 319.59 MB
Tue 10 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Second Guessing puts another winner in the draw for some free internet, thanks to Orcon; His Worship talks Te Wiki O Te Reo, the 10 Ton Project, and our humble city, Tāmaki Makaurau; Rachel had a chat with Mac DeMarco last week ahead of his upcoming tour; Alex talks the Great British Bake Off and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, two fantastic shows; and Dr. Sarah Gerritsen talks fast food vs. fresh produce. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 9, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 9, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 9, 2019, 319.67 MB
Mon 9 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Kicking of Te Wiki o Te Reo this week, karawhiua, give it a go folks; Kaaterama pops up to talk about Auckland Museum's Te Wiki o Te Reo event this weekend and her EP release; Kiran brings up the new Deborah Levy book, Time Out's Book of the Month, The Man Who Saw Everything; and Natural Ange talks diet. All this rain is great for ya plants, happy spring!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 6, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 6, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 6, 2019, 322.21 MB
Fri 6 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Friday Prize day, with plenty of goodies to go round; Fabian Fanboy's in the studio reviewing It: Chapter Two; Dr. Kirsten Zemke takes a trip to the land of Jam Bands; and Zoë and Freya talk exciting theatre on the horizon. Good times.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 5, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 5, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: September 5, 2019, 321.27 MB
Thu 5 Sep 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess talk about her ukelele club; Dr. Bryce Edwards runs us through current happenings with Brexit, the Kiwibuild reset and social services funding; Leisha talks pies, a topic close to our heart; Sandy Mill loves books and talks Going West Festival this weekend; Troy's got some fantastic selections From The Crate; and Amelia rounds up the Top Ten for us. Happy days.

Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019

Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019 Short Player: Church & AP 'Teeth', November 14, 2019, 10.14 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

This week's 'Short Player' is a sneak preview of Church & AP's debut record 'Teeth' which comes out on November 15th! Tune in to hear Danielle chat to the boys about writing bars, wrestlers and their single 'Hello Hello'. Make sure you head along to their release gig tomorrow night at Galatos: be there or be prepared for some serious FOMO!

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019

Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019 Political Commentary w/ David Slack: November 14, 2019, 20.74 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

David's very well, and thank you for asking! He's also hot on the topics of zero carbon; maunga replanting and teal politics. Ooo-er.

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019

From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019 From The Crate w/ Troy Ferguson: November 14, 2019, 36.92 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

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

  • Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
  • Matthew Halsall - Mudita
  • Cornell Campbell & Scientist - Bandulo [12" Mix]

All available from and thanks to Southbound Records.

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019

Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019 Breakfast Food w/ Leisha Jones: November 14, 2019, 17.96 MB
Thu 14 Nov 2019

For those that abstain from the demon drink - good on you. For those that don't - Leisha's here with some edible (and drinkable, let's be honest) hangover cures for those mornings when you need some exxxxtra help.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019, 19.18 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

We're taking a ride back to the dawn of left and right handed folk. Where does it come from? Why are we like this? Is there a deeper meaning? Rob's in the know.

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: November 13, 2019, 15.65 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, calls in this morning to talk about the Armed Response Teams, the Zero Carbon Bill and some of the changes around the partnership visas.

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019 I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 13, 2019, 29.9 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

Tim Batt pops in to talk media with Rachel and Tess. What's happening with TV Three? Do we need all these streaming platforms? Why don't we return to DVD's? And what would we do without Kim Hill?

I/V w/ Nato: November 13, 2019

I/V w/ Nato: November 13, 2019 I/V w/ Nato: November 13, 2019, 24.82 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

Beastwars have had one massive year, and Nato from the band has popped into studio to chat to us about it. Hot off the back of their fantatstic record 'IV' they've been nominated for Best Group and Best Rock Album at the VNZMAs tomorrow night. Tune in to hear more about the album and their summer shows happening across the country. Obey the Riff!!!

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: November 12, 2019

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: November 12, 2019 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: November 12, 2019, 23.13 MB
Tue 12 Nov 2019

The Mayor chats to Rachel this week about a couple of hot topics, talking Bird of the Year (and other native bird related issues), housing in Auckland, and some of the latest happenings with the Tupuna Maunga authorities.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 12, 2019

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 12, 2019 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 12, 2019, 13.89 MB
Tue 12 Nov 2019

We're talking Watchmen (2019) with Sam this week. Another superhero series that we didn't know we needed, the one that Sam has dubbed 'Best of the Year', complete with punchy superhero's, heavy undertones and a giant squid monster. What more can we say?

Thanks to renews.co.nz