When I Was Young I Would Type Your Name Just to See It in Front of Me EP
This emo/math-rock hybrid sways between furiously fast and almost pensive. Guitar notes fly like shrapnel from a core of crashing cymbals only to momentarily rest in the comparative calm of earnest lyrics and guitar harmonies, then erupt again unprovoked. There's a rare abundance of music in these five tracks and twelve minutes.
O Lucky Man! plays Beale Street Bar and Grill (133 Beale St., San Francisco) on March 13. 8 p.m., $5. MySpace.com/bealestreetbar