USER-CENTERED VS MUSICIAN-CENTERED: THE TRANSLATION PROCESS ON THE STORE FRONT DIGITAL PLATFORM

  • Idhar Resmadi Telkom University
Keywords: digital platform, the musician-centered, translation process, user-centered

Abstract

The presence of digital streaming platforms made an impact on music consumption patterns. Many people chose to consume music through digital platforms due to the easy access, low cost, the absence of illegal music, and a large amount of music catalog. From that perspective, it can be concluded that digital streaming platforms are indulging users.  However, digital platforms also turn out to make a negative impact on musicians creating discrepancies among them. Therefore, there’s a necessity for a discussion on digital platform design which oriented to the needs of musicians. The method used in this study is qualitative with the approach of the case study. The object of study discussion is The Store Front which is a digital platform that aims to support the equity and transparency of musicians. The data collection was conducted through observation, inverviews, and literature study. The observation was carried out at www.storefront.com, the interview was conducted with the co-founder of The Store Front Argia Adhidanendra, and a literature study was carried out about digital platforms and their relation with users. The result of this study is the digital platform design of The Store Front through the analysis process of actor-networks of human actors and non-human actors. The process of digital platform design is not undergone through the mere perspective of information technology, but the design is influenced by socio-technical relations.

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Published
2022-08-30
How to Cite
Resmadi, I. (2022). USER-CENTERED VS MUSICIAN-CENTERED: THE TRANSLATION PROCESS ON THE STORE FRONT DIGITAL PLATFORM. Proceeding International Conference on Information Technology, Multimedia, Architecture, Design, and E-Business, 2, 124-130. Retrieved from https://eprosiding.idbbali.ac.id/index.php/imade/article/view/701
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