I've just learned, thanks to Ron Silliman, that Norman Lebrecht threw his tuppence into the ongoing debate over minimalism a few days ago. Herb Levy then chipped in with some useful clarification. Update: The redoubtable Pliable has something to say on this, as well. Elsewhere, Daniel Wolf offers another view of the debate, with some valuable historical context.
Eliane Radigue - Trilogie de la Mort (XI)
Charlemagne Palestine - Strumming Music (Newtone)
Phill Niblock - Five More String Quartets; Early Winter - Susan Stenger, Eberhard Blum, Soldier String Quartet (XI)
Mary Jane Leach - Bruckstück; Feu de joie; Green Mountain Madrigal; Mountain Echoes; Trio for Duo; Ariel's Song - Mary Jane Leach, Barbara Held, Shannon Peet, New York Treble Singers/Virginia Davidson (XI)
Michael Harrison - Revelation: Music in Pure Intonation (Cantaloupe; due out Oct. 9)
Miles Davis - The Complete On the Corner Sessions (Sony Legacy; due out Sept. 18)