Best Of: Chong The Nomad Finds Beats at Her Day Job

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Chong The Nomad takes us back to her days as a line cook to find out how she found musical inspiration at her day job.


 
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Alda Agustiano goes by the stage name Chong The Nomad. She’s composed music for the TV series Modern Love, contributed to a video game soundtrack, helped produce the lead single to the Marvel movie, Shang Chi, and so much more. That’s all since she quit her day job as a line cook in 2019. We go back to her days as a line cook to find out how she found musical inspiration at her day job.  

(This story originally aired in October 2019)

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