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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: March 30, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 30, 2020, 323.87 MB
Mon 30 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel's in the studio and Tess is broadcasting from home, what a world we live in; we've got Justine Sachs on the line to run us through our employee rights; and Jenna dials in with a book review, something tender to help us through. Modern technology is impressive, eh?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 27, 2020, 324.15 MB
Fri 27 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: And we made it to Friday, phew; Fabian Fanboy dials in from LA to talk about his favourite Hitchcock films; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Go-go, impossible not to boogie; Randa lifts our spirits with two brand new tracks; and Zoë's got a slightly different Stage Direction for us this week. Kia kaha whānau.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 26, 2020, 320.24 MB
Thu 26 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back and getting into day one of lockdown, but bFM is here to keep you sane; Morgan Godfrey dials in to give us some Political Commentary and an explanation for why all his Tweets are in CAPS; Tess brings us her Tesscipes, first up is the Magic Bread Dough; Diggy Dupe's with us on Skype for a chat about his new record; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten from her bunker.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 25, 2020, 327.53 MB
Wed 25 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We're back in the studio, with tunes a-plenty; National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, dials in to discuss heading into Level Four with Rachel; Rob calls us for The Mind Trench with stories about animals, just what we need; Short Player features Ingrid and The Ministers with Jess Fu; Tim Batt calls in with his top tips for handling the media; and Amelia brings us her Word Salad. He waka eke noa.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 24, 2020, 325.89 MB
Tue 24 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: In a weird ol' world, Rachel and Tess are here to bring you plenty of joy; another round of Second Guessing to keep you on your toes; His Worship calls in to help us understand what to expect over the next four weeks; we take ourselves back to Womad where Oscar and Lillian interviewed Ezra Collective; Sam dials in for Viewmaster with a gripping TV recommendation; and we're learning about the stock market with Cristiano Bellavitis on Ready, Steady, Learn. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 23, 2020, 317.51 MB
Mon 23 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess are here for your Monday morning tunes, don't worry we've got your back; Penelope Noir brings us a load of Fashun facts; Chris from Under the Radar pops in to chat with us about the recent gig cancellations and what that means for artists and promoters; and Kiran dials in with another book for you to read. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 20, 2020, 324.56 MB
Fri 20 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another Friday, with heaps of tunes to get us through the week; Fabian Fanboy talks old classics to carry us through; Dr. Kirsten Zemke brings us Goth; we chat to pickle darling about how to support local artists; and Zoë about what's happening in theatre. Keep cozy folks.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 19, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 19, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 19, 2020, 321.53 MB
Thu 19 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Everything's ka pai in the studio this morning with another beautiful sunrise; Shamebeel chats to Rachel about the economic package in response to Covid-19; we're lucky enough to have a listen to Lillian's interview with Troy Kingi at Womad; Troy from Southbound brings in his hot takes; and Amelia runs us through the Top Ten. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 18, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 18, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 18, 2020, 318.69 MB
Wed 18 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Trucking along, admist some strange times; the Prime Minister calls in to gives us the lowdown on the Economic Package in response to Coronavirus and how New Zealand is doing a year on from March 15; Rob takes us into The Mind Trench to an interesting part of history; Tim pops into the studio to talk about the media, wow; and Natural Ange is here just when we need her. Stay wholesome and make some hummus.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 17, 2020

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 17, 2020 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: March 17, 2020, 319.2 MB
Tue 17 Mar 2020

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel and Tess atttempt to crack the complicated puzzle of daylight savings; the Mayor dials to talk about how to cope during the pandemic, a new train and lowering our emissions; Sam's got a TV show for y'all to watch, timely; and Sarah pops in to talk about Kauri dieback on Ready, Steady, Learn

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020

What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020 What's Up? w/ Jacinda Ardern: May 27, 2020, 16.37 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

The Prime Minister dials in bright and early to catch up with Rachel about the Income Relief Payment, updates to Alert Level Two, and we get the PM's thoughts on the National Party Leadership change-over.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: May 27, 2020, 21.79 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Bees and fridges. Rob questions how bees fly while he takes us through some interesting research he's learnt over the weekend. Plus, he questions what we use our fridges for. 

I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020

I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020 I/V w/ Miranda Harcourt: May 27, 2020, 13.68 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Actress, acting coach and director Miranda Harcourt had a chat with Rachel this morning about what covid is going to mean for New Zealand's flm and television industry. Whakarongo mai nei! 

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020

Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020 Mediabatt w/ Tim Batt: May 27, 2020, 16.41 MB
Wed 27 May 2020

Tim joins us with some bad news about Mediaworks and some good news about Stuff. Lots going on in the media, wowee.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: May 26, 2020, 15.26 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

Sam watched Midnight Gospel, but he's not sure it was the show for him. The trippy cartoon that Sam reckons is pretty alternative for Netflix, worth a watch but not everyone's cuppa tea.

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020

Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020 Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff: May 26, 2020, 24.81 MB
Tue 26 May 2020

The Mayor talks to Rachel about the hardship package for Auckland ratepayers, paycuts within the Auckland Council, and the re-opening our beloved council facilities.

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: March 25, 2020, 16.08 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Penelope's back in studio for the first time post-lockdown, with a post-lockdown topic to match. From high fashion houses rerouting materials and machinery gratis; to labels price gouging and bandwagon jumping - it's all about the hygiene face mask.

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: May 25, 2020, 12.63 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

A layered, sometimes visceral portrait of contemporary Japanese womanhood, Mieko Kawakami's Breasts & Eggs reaches new audiences via her first widely disributed English translation. Jenna lets us in on how she found Kawakami's family fiction on gender, beauty, and that classically contested site: the human female body.

I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020

I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020 I/V w/ Stefan Neville: May 25, 2020, 27.27 MB
Mon 25 May 2020

Olumpus' 2019 release 'Caucus' is having a small-run pressing made - and the collaborative master himself, Stefan Neville, is on the line to talk to Rachel about the album itself and where you can snatch a copy.

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020

Travelling Tunes w/ Dr. Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020 Kirsten Zemke: May 22, 2020, 23.19 MB
Fri 22 May 2020

Dr. Kirsten Zemke helps understand how Zolo came to be, a genre that has caused many debates. Featruring Godley & Creme' Sandwiches Of You, The Residents' Constantinople and XTC's Meccanik Dancing (Oh We Go!).