1. Start here: www.thedownplayer.com
2. Download all of the tracks. (They change every day.)
3. Listen to them, flagging those which strike your fancy.
5. Don’t forget Wikipedia, for tidbits like this: “The economy sucks, girls are still beautiful. We wanted to make music that reflected that.” -Pharrell Williams
6. Listen to more on myspace, grooveshark, whatever new-fangled music streaming application you happen to have discovered.
7. Follow your heart.