This is the tip of the iceberg, I've got 100 more things to add here if I ever get around to it...
Chronicling the death rattle of the RIAA, as it drags nearby swimmers down with it:
Courtney love does the math
Shiny, Aluminum, Plastic and Digital
Steve Albini: The problem with music
Janis Ian: The Internet Debacle
Warner Music's Royalty Statements: Works of Fiction
Open Letter from OK Go (to which Weird Al said "In case you were wondering... ditto for me."
Distributor dominated industries (see also amazon fail roundup)
Digital Music Distribution
Free viral videos
Why ASCAP is evil
Richard Phillips vs BMI (fighting for the legal right to play his own original compositions in a coffee shop).
Music Piracy Continues to Decline Thanks to Spotify
Clay Shirky's talk "Where do people find the time?", (Transcript at Looking for the mouse.)
Clay Shirky: Institutions vs Collaboration
Lawrence Lessig's TED talk "How creativity is being strangled by the law.
Cory Doctorow on publishing economics. (See also Joel Spolsky's Camels and Rubber Duckies.)
Why being "pro-life" is not a reality-based position: How I lost faith in the pro-life movement.
Armadillo Aerospace News - John Carmack's hobby project to launch stuff into space, started aiming for the X-prize and continues funded by him. The news page is a pseudo-blog that goes back to 2000.
Mini-Microsoft blog - The one guy with a brain who actually still works for Microsoft, and blogs anonymously about how he'd fix the company if he could. (Mostly by getting headcount way down.) Good way to keep tabs on the company. See also interviews with him businessweek, Seattle Times, and elsewhere.
Paul Graham's essays - is smarter than I am, and now works as a venture capitalist.
Joel on Software - Good programming and business stuff.
Blog posts about beekeeping from Neil Gaiman's next door neighbor.
Left Behind Fridays - Slacktivist's evisceration of the broken thinking and self-contradictory theology of the "Left Behind" series.
Zero Punctuation - Flash animated video game reviews from a fast talking foul-mouthed brit living in australia.
Roughly Drafted - Analysis of the tech industry, pays lots of attention to Apple. Somewhere between a blog and a news magazine.
Groklaw - A retired paralegal covers legal issues of interest to the open source community.
Making Light - blog of the leading editors for Tor books.
Mark Miller's web page - my friend Mark.
My livejournal friends list
Joel on Software: Simplicity vs Choice (video).
All your brains suck: known bugs and exploits in wetware. - Paul Fenwick
The reason ultra-rich people never think they have enough is they're expecting society to collapse so they'll need to outbid each other for tickets on the Titanic's lifeboats: Trade-offs between inequality, productivity, and unemployment.
The resource curse.