If you read one of our recent interviews, you probably remeber Rui's vitriol against LV2, a free API for audio/MIDI plug-ins. Well, guess what the newest release of his MIDI sequencer got.
Apparently support for native VST on Linux is gaining momentum. That's definitely the case for the new version of Qtractor.
Rui Nuno Capela released a new version of free MIDI sequencer called Qtractor (Linux only) that finally has basic working support for automation.
Few days ago three digital audio workstations (DAW) for Linux were released within 24 hours — an interesting coincidence, especially since all three releases represent various stages of completeness.