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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: August 27, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 27, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 27, 2019, 318.64 MB
Tue 27 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: The sun is shining and Rachel reckons it's basically spring; we find another winner of Second Guessing; the Mayor calls in to talk about a new cultural center, freedom camping and the chickens in Titirangi; Durham aka Green Grove, pops up to talk about library music and his new single; Sam's talking Euphoria and Zendaya; and Dr. Jaelim Cho teaches us about diabetes of the exocrine pancreas and a drug that might help. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 26, 2019, 320.9 MB
Mon 26 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Taking it nice and easy this Monday morning; Kate Sylvester pops into the studio to kick off NZFW; Tom and Jun join Rachel to talk about Miss June's upcoming tour and the glorious mems from previous shows; Kiran brings up John Pain to talk about The Golden Sword and designing 95bFM's iconic logo; and turns out a lot of people are in need of Natural Ange's guidance today.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 23, 2019, 322.02 MB
Fri 23 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's Friday and gee whiz, have we got prizes for you; Dr. Kirsten Zemke reckons New Jack Swing is the way into the weekend; and Natalie from The Blind Date Project pops up for Stage Direction to talk about her love life. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 22, 2019, 320.59 MB
Thu 22 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: We've Breakfast with a side of tracks nominated for the APRA Silver Scroll's; David Slack pops in for a coffee and some political yarns; Kirin J Callihan comes up to the studio ahead of his gig tonight at Galatos; Troy's got a few selections From The Crate (only vinyl, obvs); and Amelia counts down the 95bFM Top Ten, again. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 21, 2019, 319.76 MB
Wed 21 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Rachel, Tess and Rob are balancing themselves this Wednesday morning; Rob has done a deep dive into chakras, all seven of them; the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern talks Hōkai Rangi, tackling homelessness and the latest with the teachers pay negotiations; and Billie Rogers from Girls Rock Camp pops up to talk their all ages stage at The Others Way and the camp itself. Plus, a bit of toast-crunching-ASMR. Nice.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 20, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 20, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 20, 2019, 316.17 MB
Tue 20 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Another early rise for Rachel and Tess; His Worship calls in bright and early to talk local body elections, recycling and online abuse; another muscial genius is dubbed in Second Guessing; Suri from Time Out pops up to talk about All Tomorrows Poets 2019; and Sam talks Years and Years, it's a yes from Sam, Tess and Lillian. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 19, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 19, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 19, 2019, 316.98 MB
Mon 19 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A stunning start to the week, Rachel and Tess are stoked about the sun rays coming into the studio; as we edge closer to NZFW, Penelope introduces us to another ambassador, Sarah Stuart; Tony reckons we've gotta hit the snow at Cadrona ASAP; and Jenna brings in her favourite book of the year. Need we say more?

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 16, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 16, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 16, 2019, 319.33 MB
Fri 16 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: A plethora of new music to take you into the weekend; Fabian Fanboy gives us a quick review of Tarantino's new film; Dr. Kristen Zemke brings in some strong Power Pop vibes; Jo Randerson and Thomas LaHood talk clowning and Soft N Hard; and Zoë packs the studio with some special guests from the theatre community. Rachel reckons you better catch some rays while you can.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 15, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 15, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 15, 2019, 320.81 MB
Thu 15 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: It's getting lighter in the mornings and Rachel's convinced some sunshine is just around the corner; Dr. Bryce Edwards discusses prisoners voting rights, the 2018 census and harassment allegations against the Labour Party; a special announcement to perk up a grim morning; Leisha's back with tales of tasty treats; Troy brings in a few surprises; and Amelia recaps the Top Ten from last night.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 14, 2019

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 14, 2019 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: August 14, 2019, 317.96 MB
Wed 14 Aug 2019

Today on your bFM Breakfast: Oooh, some fancy international interviews for your Wednesday? Yes please; but to begin with, National's Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, dials in to talk with Rachel about drug reform, Labour Party harassment allegations and Abortion Law Reform; Rob discovers some undersea conflicts between the Orca's and Great White's; Rachel spoke with Carrie Brownstein from Sleater-Kinney about their upcoming album, The Center Won’t Hold; and 95bFM's own Paddy interviewed Alex from Metz. A very full Breakfast of international artists. Lucky us.

Whats Up? w/ Paula Bennett: November 20, 2019

Whats Up? w/ Paula Bennett: November 20, 2019 Whats Up? w/ Paula Bennett: November 20, 2019, 14.65 MB
Wed 20 Nov 2019

We're chatting with National Party Deputy Leader, Paula Bennett, bright and early this morning. Hitting some heavy political topics before Breakfast, Rachel and Paula Bennett talk about The Defence Force, changes to family and sexual violence laws, and child poverty in Aotearoa.

I/V w/ Mark Fisher: November 20, 2019

I/V w/ Mark Fisher: November 20, 2019 I/V w/ Mark Fisher: November 20, 2019, 11.13 MB
Wed 20 Nov 2019

Mark Fisher from the World AIDS Day festival popped into studio this morning to chat about what the festival is and how it is rasing awareness and destigmatising HIV in Aotearoa. Tune in to find out what's on! 

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 20, 2019

I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 20, 2019 I/V w/ Tim Batt: November 20, 2019, 22.22 MB
Wed 20 Nov 2019

Our new media mate, Tim Batt, pops into the studio to give us the lowdown of our complex media landscape. From sales to mergers and everything in between, including a clip from last week's VNZMAs, Tim's here to help us unpack this uncharted territory.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019, 20.03 MB
Wed 20 Nov 2019

This morning on The Mind Trench Rob has investigated the pros and cons of white noise, noise pollution and getting a good sleep. Find out more here.

I/V w/ Alex George and Julian Carswell: November 19, 2019

I/V w/ Alex George and Julian Carswell: November 19, 2019 I/V w/ Alex George and Julian Carswell: November 19, 2019 , 16.4 MB
Tue 19 Nov 2019

Laneway festival has just announced the food trucks coming to Albert Park for the 2020 festival and, to celebrate, Festival Firector Julian and Alex from Peach's Hot Chicken popped into studio with some tasty (and extremely hot) kai. Will the Breakfast crew survive the legendary 'Holy Cluck' spice wings? Tune in! 

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019

Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019 Ready, Steady, Learn w/ Kate Hannah: November 19, 2019, 101.99 MB
Tue 19 Nov 2019

Kate Hannah is a Research Fellow at the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland. She pops into the studio to chat about her research, Uncovering historic ‘whisper’ networks: women’s friendships in mid twentieth century New Zealand science. Rachel and Kate chat about women's 'whisper' networks and how we're all in one somewhere. Get yourself along to Spring Week to hear more.

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 19, 2019

Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 19, 2019 Viewmaster w/ Sam Sinnott: November 19, 2019, 11.59 MB
Tue 19 Nov 2019

Sam's reviewing The Morning Show (2019) on the Breakfast Show today. Maybe not the best show of the year but he still managed to binge five episodes in one night and got pretty excited about it. With stars like Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell, it's worth a short binge.

I/V w/ Luke Wood: November 18, 2019

I/V w/ Luke Wood: November 18, 2019 I/V w/ Luke Wood: November 18, 2019, 10.6 MB
Mon 18 Nov 2019

This morning we spoke to Luke Wood, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of Canterbury’s Ilam School of Fine Arts, about A Short Run: A Selection of New Zealand Lathe-Cut records. Luke has curated the exhibition which celebrates the mahi of legendary Peter King and the weird and wonderful music he has cut. Tune in to hear more- and come on down to the 95bFM Drive Show happening at Objectspace this friday with Pumice and special guests playing live! 

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 18, 2019

Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 18, 2019 Fashun w/ Penelope Noir: November 18, 2019, 15.88 MB
Mon 18 Nov 2019

We're talking iconic fashion moments by Bob Mackie this morning. Penelope Noir takes us through some of the most memorable costumes worn by Marilyn Monroe and Cher. 

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: November 18, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: November 18, 2019 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: November 18, 2019, 14.8 MB
Mon 18 Nov 2019

Jenna brings in one of the winners of this years Manbooker Prize, Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other. This novel follows the stories of different women, black and British, chapter by chapter, encompassing history, and telling the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the year. Definitely pick this one up, it's a must-read.