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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: July 23, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 23, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 23, 2021, 241.09 MB
Fri 23 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: we kick off the show with a shiny new segment with our friends at Radio One, Breakfast Buffet; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us the amazingly hideous world of Bardcore in Travelling Tunes; Troy Kingi and The Nudge's Iraia Whakamoe come in to talk about their brand new track 'He Ōrite', writing reo Māori blues rock and how their collaboration came about; and Sam's here talking about the NZ satirical comedy, Talkback, on Viewmaster! Whakarongo mai and have a mean weekend. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 21, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 21, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 21, 2021, 241.08 MB
Wed 21 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the show kicks off with a chat to the Green Party co-leader in What's Up w/ Marama Davidson; Rob's here talking about the science of going for a little walk for The Mind Trench; two of the crew from Shepherd's Reign are in the studio to chat ahead of their gig at Whammy tomorrow; Tim's here for Mediabatt; and Amelia talks about coffee etymology on Word Salad! Whakarongo mai!
 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 20, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 20, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 20, 2021, 240.54 MB
Tue 20 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Rachel's still away but we have very special guest host, Amelia! On the show we've got a cool Stage Direction with the Yang/Young/杨 team; we do some learning on Ready Steady Learn with Rachelle Pederson; and we hear from Anthonie Tonnon thanks to Jess Fu's long player on Totally Wired! Whakarongo mai! 
 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 19, 2021, 240.21 MB
Mon 19 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Rachel's away so we've got the super cool Keria (who you may remember from Morning Glory's of yore) sailing the Breakfast ship. First up we have Penelope Noir for Fashun; Artbank's Tom Tuke is in the studio to chat about his puppet show, Paloma and the Do of Death; Suri lets us know what's good in books for Loose Reads; and Justine helps out with all your work and union stuff in Red Dead Redemption! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 15, 2021, 239.56 MB
Thu 15 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the show kicks off with a bit of Political Commentary with David Slack, then the lovely Lukas Mayo aka Pickle Darling pops in for a kōrero and a very special acoustic performance; Sapati Apa aka Disciple Pati comes up to chat about everything she's been up to, her new single, 'Serious', and a gig tonight at The Tuning Fork; Sarah brings in some cool tracks fresh off the playlist in Praise of Songs; and Natural Ange is here helping you out with your bumps and boils! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 14, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 14, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 14, 2021, 241.7 MB
Wed 14 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: The show kicks off with an unusually depressing Mind Trench; then the wonderful Liam Finn pops into the studio to talk about his 'Hyperverse' live streams on twitch, a few upcoming shows at Roundhead and improvising his way towards a new album.; Tim's here telling us good, terrible, and meh media news in Mediabatt; and Amelia debunks all your fun etymology facts in Word Salad! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 13, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 13, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 13, 2021, 240.59 MB
Tue 13 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the show kicks off with a round of Second Guessing; Stephanie Brown and Ruby Walsh of LIPS pop into the studio to chat about the band's new record; Alice is here telling us what's good in the theatre world on Stage Direction; we have a stunning Short Player with Grecco Romank thanks to Jess Fu's Long Player on Totally Wired; and Dr. Ciara Cremin talks about her research into gender on Ready Steady Learn. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 12, 2021, 240.79 MB
Mon 12 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: we kick off the show with a one-off bFM football exclusive thanks to none other than resident Englishman, Rob Bollix (for one show, and one show only); Penelope Noir pops in for Fashun talking about the indefinable Lydia Lunch; Anthonie Tonnon is in the studio to talk about his upcoming  record 'Leave Love Out Of This,' his October gig at the Hollywood Avondale, and a 102 year old elevator; Jenna's here with a great book rec on the Southern Alps in Loose Reads; and finally, Salene helps out with your fleas, pleas, and fixing fees in A Room of One's Own! Whakarongo mai! 
 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 8, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 8, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 8, 2021, 242.88 MB
Thu 8 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the show kicks off with a bit of Political Commentary thanks to Rod Oram; Sam pops in for some Breakfast Food and teaches us about the incredible history of instant noodles; the indescribable Kirin J Callinan is in the studio to talk about his new record label; and Mara TK is on the phone for a chat about his Elemental Nights gig, his new album 'Bad Meditation', and learning the piano over lockdown. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 7, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 7, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 7, 2021, 241.74 MB
Wed 7 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: The Prime Minister is on the line for What's Up w/ Jacinda Ardern letting us know what's happening with the ol' Coronavirus, Hate Speech Law, and RMA reforms; Rob's here talking about chatty animals in The Mind Trench; the multi-talented Peter Ruddell comes into the studio to talk about Sulfate's exciting sophomore album, Godzone; Tim's tells us what's what in the badlands of media in Mediabatt; and Amelia does a dog-name deep dive in Word Salad! Whakarongo mai!
 

Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: September 23, 2021

Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: September 23, 2021 Breakfast Food w/ Sam Low: September 23, 2021, 17.29 MB
Thu 23 Sep 2021

Our very favourite food and beverage connoisseur Sam Low is on the line talking about hummus! Whakarongo mai! 

I/V w/ Christie Simpson: September 23, 2021

I/V w/ Christie Simpson: September 23, 2021 I/V w/ Christie Simpson: September 23, 2021, 26.32 MB
Thu 23 Sep 2021

Yumi Zouma are back with a new single 'Give It Hell'. Christie spoke with us about the band and how they have navigated music making while the band is cattered around the world. Whakarongo mai! 

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 23, 2021

Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 23, 2021 Political Commentary w/ Rod Oram: September 23, 2021, 17.45 MB
Thu 23 Sep 2021

Rod phones up for a special on what we should expect from the upcoming COP 26. Whakarongo mai! 

What's Up w/ Dr. Shane Reti: September 22, 2021

What's Up w/ Dr. Shane Reti: September 22, 2021 Shane Reti: September 22, 2021, 20.69 MB
Wed 22 Sep 2021

The Deputy Leader of the Opposition phones up to talk about Auckland's move to level 3, the new MIQ booking system, and the vaccination roll-out. Whakarongo mai! 

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 22, 2021

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 22, 2021 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 22, 2021, 20.2 MB
Wed 22 Sep 2021

Rob phones up to talk about giant penguins, 10 year of children, and lonely ducks. Whakarongo mai! 

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 22, 2021

Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 22, 2021 Word Salad w/ Amelia D'Screte: September 22, 2021, 28.63 MB
Wed 22 Sep 2021

Amelia phones up to chat about Science Fiction's impact on language! Whakarongo mai! 

I/V w/ Indira Neville: September 21, 2021

I/V w/ Indira Neville: September 21, 2021 I/V w/ Indira Neville: September 21, 2021, 22.2 MB
Tue 21 Sep 2021

Indira of local punk legends The Biscuits, spoke with Rachel about the two new tracks the band released yesterday. Whakarongo mai nei to hear about the 'She's Strong' EP and what else the band has been getting up to! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 21, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 21, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 21, 2021, 23.44 MB
Tue 21 Sep 2021

Alice phones up with some international theatre news. Whakarongo mai! 

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: September 21, 2021

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: September 21, 2021 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: September 21, 2021, 20.62 MB
Tue 21 Sep 2021

The Mayor phones up to chat about moving down to Alert Level 3, the Three Waters Reform, and developments in Drury. Whakarongo mai! 

A Room of One's Own w/ Salene: September 20, 2021

A Room of One's Own w/ Salene: September 20, 2021 A Room of One's Own w/ Salene: September 20, 2021, 22.08 MB
Mon 20 Sep 2021

Salene's on the line to help you out with all your renting rights. Shit's rough out there, and she reckons you should also check out these resources as well if you're in a renting pickle. 

  • https://tenant.aratohu.nz/
  • https://www.rentersunited.org.nz/
  • https://www.tenancy.govt.nz/