That One Song

That One Song

United States

Each week, singer/songwriter Missy Modell speaks with someone about the one song that has left a lasting impression on their life.


Track 34: “One Day” by Matisyahu w/ Meir Kay  

Consider this your dose of inspiration for the week! On this episode, we have Meir Kay: a motivational speaker and content creator who has produced many viral videos. He spends every day spreading love and trying to make the world a better place. Missy and Meir discuss positivity, the power of words, and rabbinical degrees.
Track 33: "Portrait of Tracy" by Jaco Pastorius w/ Demo Taped  
Today's guest is one incredible 19 year old: Demo Taped. He's an artist/producer based in Atlanta and set to release his EP in late summer. Missy and Demo Taped discuss lucid dreaming, fears of not being "heard", and bonding with family over music.
Track 32: “Paper Trails” by DARKSIDE & “Crash Into Me” by Dave Matthews Band” w/ Sex Talk With My Mom  

We have a duo this week! Our guests are KarenLee Poter and Cam Poter: the mother/son hosts of the hilarious podcast “Sex Talk With My Mom.” Their show was recently ranked as #3 on Esquire’s “Best Sex Podcast’s of 2017.” Missy, KarenLee, and Cam chat unrequited french love, music as therapy, and important sex tips.


Track 31: “Too Close” by Next w/ Claire Schmidt  

Today’s guest is Missy’s best friend and an incredibly accomplished human (currently a Vice President at Twentieth Century Fox). Missy and Claire chat about bold hair choices, gender fluidity, and the upside to "literal" sex talk.
Track 30: "Monster Mash" by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett w/ Rob Fee  
Today's guest is the incredibly talented (and funny) writer/producer, Rob Fee. Missy and Rob discuss controversial topics such as college frat rap, what it takes to be a "graveyard smash" and of course, feeling sexual.
Track 29: "Bitter Sweet Symphony" by The Verve w/ Lindsey Rosin  
Today's episode is with the multi-talented/multi-hyphenate, Lindsey Rosin. She's a writer, director, novelist, and co-creator/director of the hit "Cruel Intentions: The Musical." Missy and Lindsey chat self-awareness, music playlists for writing inspiration, as well as deeply analyze 'Cruel Intentions.'
Track 28: "All My Friends" by LCD Soundsystem w/ Mike Hertz (and Lil Dicky)  
Missy sits down with music manager Mike Hertz to chat organic condoms, "being kind", and all things friendship. Lil Dicky makes a special appearance and reveals his one song.
Track 27: "Girl/Boy Song" by Aphex Twin w/Ian Kirkpatrick  

Today's episode is with Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum selling producer/songwriter, Ian Kirkpatrick. Missy and Ian chat neuroses, hanging with Skrillex, and how Aphex Twin has influenced (Ian's) production techniques.  
Track 26: "Tomorrow" from the musical "Annie" w/ Missy Modell  
This week, Missy sits down with...herself. After months of interviewing guests, she finally reveals the one song that changed her life. Missy talks about being bullied, her love of musical theatre, and her special connection to the character "Annie."
Track 25: "Digging In The Dirt" by Peter Gabriel w/ TeamMate  

What happens when exes become bandmates? The band TeamMate knows firsthand! On today's episode, Missy chats with TeamMate about their nostalgia post-breakup, what Peter Gabriel meant to them as a couple, and of course, the musical stylings of (the band) Train.
Track 24: "Your Body Is a Wonderland" by John Mayer w/ Emily Warren  
Today's episode is with multi-platinum selling songwriter and artist, Emily Warren. Missy and Emily chat the lyrical genius that is John Mayer, growing up in a musical family, and what it was like to win a Grammy.
Track 23: "Life Is A Highway" by Tom Cochran w/ Brian Logan Dales  

Missy sits down with Brian Logan Dales of The Summer Set to chat Canadian "Americana", finding yourself, and the power of a one hit wonder.
Track 22: "Hero" by Mariah Carey w/ Rooty  
Today's guest is the musical mastermind, Rooty. She's a platinum selling songwriter (penned hit songs for Britney Spears, JoJo, Bebe RexhaMartin Garrix, and many more) and has her own artist project coming out later this year. Missy and Rooty chat loss, girl power, and what a "hero" means to them.
Track 21: Live From SXSW pt2 w/ the Secretly Group & Lewis Del Mar  

Today is part 2 of Live from SXSW! Missy speaks with two executives from the label and publishing company, Secretly Group, as well as the incredible duo/band, Lewis Del Mar. "Eggman" by the Beastie Boys, "Little Red Corvette" by Prince, and "No Fish Today" by King Creole & The Coconuts are among the most meaningful songs to these talented men.
Track 20: Live from SXSW pt1 w/ Magic Giant and Phil Sarna  - Powered by Shure  

This week's episode is LIVE from SXSW in Austin! Missy speaks with indie folk band Magic Giant and acclaimed music business manager, Phil Sarna, about the music that changed their lives. Their one songs include: "Piano Man" by Billy Joel, "40 Day Dream" by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, "Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying" by Belle & Sebastian, and "All Dead, All Dead" by Queen.

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Track 19: "Hot For Teacher" by Van Halen w/ Elmo Lovano  

On today's episode, we have Elmo Lovano; a man who epitomizes the phrase "triple threat." He's a drummer, musical director, and founder of the private network for musical professionals: Jammcard. Elmo and Missy chat growing up on rock and roll, frosted tips, and the hot teacher in Van Halen's music video.
Track 18: "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel w/ Ben Abraham  

We are joined this week by the incredibly talented Ben Abraham: an artist and songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia. Missy and Ben dig deep into "meditations on love", different types of longing, and what made him (Ben) cry.
Track 17: "High and Dry" by Radiohead w/ Nate Campany  

This week, we are so excited to have the incredible songwriter (and impressive history buff), Nate Campany. He leads us through a coming of age story where we encounter an intriguing "older woman", a broken down rest stop, and an unexpected mixtape, all on one summer evening driving through the desert.
Track 16 : "Seven Bridges Road" by The Eagles w/ Jamie Bendell  

Our guest today is Jamie Bendell: singer/songwriter and Broadway producer. Missy and Jamie (friends since 10 years old) reflect on childhood crushes, uniformed summer camp days, and who they'd swipe on dating apps.    
Track 15 : “The Pretender” by Jackson Browne w/ Ben Sheehan  

Today’s guest is a dear friend and talent, Ben Sheehan: a digital video producer and creator, former executive producer and head of talent for and most recently the executive director of Save the Day, a SuperPAC founded by Joss Whedon. (He also was the Executive Producer for Missy’s recent video, “How Lovely To Be A Woman in 2016.) His one song? “The Pretender” by Jackson Browne. Missy and Ben discuss making your dreams a viable career, using songs to make decisions, and the best advice he ever received.


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