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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 6, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 6, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 6, 2021, 241.07 MB
Tue 6 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: We kick off the show with a speedy round of Second Guessing; the Mayor is on the line talking about what's what in Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond in Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff; the epic Jeremy Eade of Garageland is in the studio to talk about a very exciting tour; Stage Direction pops off with a crazy talented line-up of guests chatting Alice about upcoming street style solo dance festival, The Nest; and we learn about language technology in Ready Steady Learn with Jesin James! Whakarongo mai, it's a bloody good one. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 5, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 5, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 5, 2021, 242.17 MB
Mon 5 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Legend Shayne Carter is on the line to chat about the 20th anniversary tour of Dimmer's I Believe You Are A Star; Suri's here for Loose Reads telling us about Sea State, a portrait of the lives of North Sea oil riggers; and Justine phones up to help with all your work worries and how to stick it to the metaphorical and sometimes literal man in Red Dead Redemption! Whakarongo mai!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 2, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 2, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 2, 2021, 241.18 MB
Fri 2 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian Fanboy is on the line giving us the cinema buzz in Fabian's Hollywood; Dr Kirsten Zemke deep dives into the wonderful world of the flute in Travelling Tunes; the crew from Noa Records are in studio chatting about some upcoming gigs, residencies, and some special projects they're cooking up; and the Viewmaster himself, Sam Sinnott tells us what's good and shit in TV! Whakarongo mai. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 1, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 1, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: July 1, 2021, 241.24 MB
Thu 1 Jul 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Pr. Jennifer Curtin is on the line for a Political Commentary; Sam talks about sandos in Breakfast Food; Jules Acab comes in to chat ahead of the first of a new series of free gigs, Flow Vol.1; Sarah tells us what's new on the playlist in Praise of Songs; and The Goon Sax's Louis Forster travels down the telephone lines all the way from Brisbane, Australia! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 30, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 30, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 30, 2021, 241.17 MB
Wed 30 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the Deputy Leader of the Opposition is on the line talking about some heavy stuff in What's Up with Dr Shane Reti; Rob Bollix is here taking us deep into the Mind Trench; the beautifully talented Reb Fountain pops into the studio to chat about her new single 'Beastie' and upcoming album, Iris (very cool); and Tim's here telling us what's what the media in Mediabatt! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 29, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 29, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 29, 2021, 241.39 MB
Tue 29 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: The show kicks off with a speedy and impressive round of Second Guessing; The Mayor is on the line talking about what's happening in Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond for Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff; Durham Fenwick aka Green Grove is in the studio to chat ahead of a cool gig on the weekend; Alice Canton is talking super rad audio theatre this week in Stage Direction with special guest Scotty Cotter; we've got a Short Player with Womb courtesy of Totally Wired with Jess Fu; and there's some learning to be done with Dr Kris Taylor on Ready, Steady, Learn! Whakarongo mai!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 28, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 28, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 28, 2021, 242.27 MB
Mon 28 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: In Fashun, Penelope Noir is here talking about the style of the indescribable Patti Smith; Jenna has a fabulous book recommendation in Loose Reads that'll be perfect for the cozy winter weather; and Salene answers all your tenancy rights questions in A Room of One's Own! Whakarongo mai. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 25, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 25, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 25, 2021, 240.69 MB
Fri 25 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Dr. Kirsten Zemke is in the studio for Travelling Tunes filling the airwaves with crooners; Keegan Fepuleai A.K.A. DJ Forrest Gump comes in to talk about what's happening this weekend at Te Karanga ā Hape; Sam's here with another fabulous TV recommendation for us on Viewmaster; and Womb are on the line chatting about their new EP and upcoming gig! Whakarongo mai. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 24, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 24, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 24, 2021, 240.22 MB
Thu 24 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Dr. Lara Greaves is on the line for a Political Commentary; Sam explains how to elevate your humble plunger coffee in Breakfast Food; the ineffable Grecco Romank are in the studio; Sarah brings some of her hot picks from the bFM Playlist but is interrupted by a dramatic fire alarm; and after a brief pause and we chat to Vera Ellen live from L.A. about her new single 'YOU!' and upcoming coming album. Whakarongo mai!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 23, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 23, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 23, 2021, 241.24 MB
Wed 23 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson phones up for a chat about ~~important things~~ in What's Up w/ Marama Davidson; Rob's here blowing our brains in the Mind Trench once more; HALFQUEEN and Taylor MacGregor are in studio talking about Deep Dive Festival and its epic lineup; Tim Batt lets us know what's happening in the media world on Mediabatt; and in Word Salad, Amelia D'Screte teaches us about words we can thank the ye olde textiles industry for! 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! 

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! 

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! 

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! 

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! 

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 20, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 20, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: September 20, 2021, 12.65 MB
Mon 20 Sep 2021

Jenna phones up to chat about a cozy and escapist book by NZ author Bridget van der Zijpp, I Laugh Me Broken. Whakarongo mai!