By Tom Sinclair
Updated June 12, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

MONEY MARK Push the Button (Mo Wax/London) On this sophomore effort, the Beastie Boys’ moonlighting keyboard player actually improves on his unjustly ignored 1996 debut, proving himself a more formidable straight-up song stylist than anyone would have suspected. Mark’s funky little instrumentals are still on the money, but it’s charming, Nick Lowe-ish ditties like ”Tomorrow Will Be Like Today” that’ll really push pop freaks’ hot buttons. A-