by Kirsty Evans
Sex in the Morning (self-released)
Light, airy pop dominates on Sex in the Morning. Not nearly as silly as its cover might lead you to think, this is a polished release from an artist who doesn’t take himself too seriously. With hints of samba, reggae, and funk, and unexpectedly witty lyrics, it’s a sound tailor-made for the kind of clever, hippie-lite adults the Bay Area abounds in.