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Zeal & Ardor: “We revel in the fact that we’re weirdos — it’s our job security”
Zeal & Ardor: “We revel in the fact that we’re weirdos — it’s our job security”
This isn’t your garage band’s origin story. The musical moniker of Swiss-American Manuel Gagneux, Zeal & Ardor, was founded as an experiment. While living in New York, as an exercise to stay creative, he asked 4chan (the wholly anonymous forums, where anything goes — including conspiracy theorists and unchecked bigotry, a “cesspool,” as Gagneux offers over Zoom from his home in Basel, Switzerl