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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: June 22, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 22, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 22, 2021, 241.92 MB
Tue 22 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: We kick off the show with another round of Second Guessing; the Mayor is on the line chatting about what's happening in and around Tāmaki Makaurau in Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff; Hollie Fullbrook from Tiny Ruins is in the studio talking about her album 'Some Were Meant For Sea' re-release and subsequent tour; Alice is here telling us what's good in theatre this week for Stage Direction; we have a Short Player courtesy of Jess Fu's Totally Wired, this time w/ Church & AP; and we stretch our brains with some Ready, Steady, Learn! Whakarongo mai for all the usual good stuff. 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 21, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 21, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 21, 2021, 239.57 MB
Mon 21 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Penelope Noir is here for Fashun talking about the history of corduroy; the epic Fiona of Guardian Singles pops in for a chat about a very special gig for Matariki 2021 at Whammy Bar; Suri is here with a book recommendation 'We Own This City' for Loose Reads; and Justine is on the line to help out with all your work and union related dramas in Red Dead Redemption. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 18, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 18, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 18, 2021, 241.21 MB
Fri 18 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian Fanboy calls up to tell us what's good in cinema for Fabian's Hollywood; Dr. Kirsten Zemke leads us down the treacherous and honestly quite intense path of 'Fallen Angel' music in Travelling Tunes; Fen from Lips and Jonathan from The Beths pop into studio to talk about Rock Lottery; Sam's got a glowing TV recommendation in Viewmaster; and Jazmine Mary and Courtney Rodgers come in to chat about the beautiful new music video for Jazmine's song 'Move Me.' Whakarongo mai!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 17, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 17, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 17, 2021, 239.96 MB
Thu 17 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Rod Oram is on the line for Political Commentary; Sam talks about bean sprouts on Breakfast Food; and James Stutely from Carb on Carb pops in to chat about the new single 'Here Comes the Best Bit' and their gig tonight at The Tuning Fork. Whakarongo mai!

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 16, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 16, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 16, 2021, 242.3 MB
Wed 16 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Rob's here chatting about the deep blue sea in The Mind Trench; Gino October comes in to talk us through his new single "New Day ft. INF:" Tim's here for Mediabatt with gossip from near and far; and Amelia d'Screte talks about the history of English kids names in Word Salad! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 15, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 15, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 15, 2021, 240.5 MB
Tue 15 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: We kick off the show with a round of Second Guessing; the Mayor is on the line chatting about what's happening in Tāmaki Makaurau in Sounding Off w/ Phil Goff; Catalina from Auckland Zinefest pops in to let us know about the 2021 festival; Alice is here for Stage Direction with Kalyani Nagarajan to give you your weekly dose of theatre recommendations; we've got a Short Player with PollyHill courtesy of 95bFM's Jess Fu; and we do some good old fashioned learning on Ready Steady Learn! Whakarongo mai.

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 14, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 14, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 14, 2021, 241.27 MB
Mon 14 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Penelope Noir chats about the visionary style of 1960s It Girl, Edie Sedgwick, on Fashun; Jenna has the perfect cozy book recommendation by Japanese Breakfast for the rainy weather on Loose Reads; and Salene has your back with all your renting tribulations in A Room of One's Own. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 11, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 11, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 11, 2021, 240.66 MB
Fri 11 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian Fanboy is on the line talking about what's new in movies for Fabian's Hollywood; Dr. Zemke plays some Western Gothic in Travelling Tunes; Callum Devlin pops in to chat about the new Dateline single and Sports Team music videos; and Sam's spills the beans on Netflix's new show, Sweet Tooth in Viewmaster. Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 10, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 10, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 10, 2021, 240.24 MB
Thu 10 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: David Slack phones up for a Political Commentary; Sam talks about the history and science of latte art on Breakfast Food; Friendly Potential's Sam and Scarlett pop in to talk about the fast approaching 'Catacombs'; Sarah talks us through what's new on the playlist in Praise of Songs; and Natural Ange is here! Whakarongo mai! 

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 9, 2021

95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 9, 2021 95bFM Breakfast with Rachel: June 9, 2021, 241.63 MB
Wed 9 Jun 2021

I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: the Prime Minister phones up to talk about what's happening around Aotearoa in What's Up w/ Jacinda Ardern; Rob Bollix tells animal truths and lies on the Mind Trench; Rachel has a chat with Ellie Roswell of Wolf Alice about the new album, 'Blue Weekend'; and hold your horses, because Amelia is chatting about equine etymology on Word Salad. 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! 

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! 

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! 

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! 

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/