I Like This: Alt-J

In Windows keyboard shortcut speak, pressing alt-j does something called “toggle text tracking.”  I’m not really sure what that means because I don’t ever seem to need to do it.  (Or do I?)

Regardless, this is also the name of a new band from Cambridge, England, who might be getting a call from Radiohead sometimes soon.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “I Like This: Alt-J

  • June 3, 2012 at 11:07 pm

    When using the Windows Magnifier app, text tracking will keep the screen focused on the cursor, instead of allowing what you're typing to run outside the magnified area.


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