Seb Wheeler, the deputy digital editor at Mixmag, wrote a strong piece complaining about the increasingly formulaic nature of tech-house:
"And it’s not only niche snobs who are getting pissed off, but respectable, BBC-approved tastemakers, too. The other day, Annie Mac tweeted: “Aahhh jeez, everyone’s making droney house.” By that, we’re assuming she means the drab, uber formulaic four-to-the-floor built from over-polished percussion, mind-numbingly simple chord progressions and sappy basslines. It’s paint-by-numbers dance music and it’s coming for you."
Read the entire piece over at Mixmag.