When you're trying to load a heap of patches into logic (for example, I load 80 Gold patches at once for film scoring purposes, to have the full orchestra at my fingertips), it's best to utilize Kompakt's "Multi" option (where you can load up to 8 patches per Kompakt instance). Some folks argue that the difference on CPU/RAM load between loading a sperate Kompakt instance per patch, versus loading 8 patches per instance is minimal, but they're wrong. For example, if I tried to load 80 instances of Kompakt into a Logic session, my G5 dual 2.0 with 4 GB of RAM would squat over my face and give me the proverbial "Heisman." But, utilizing Kompakt's multis, I can load 80 patches with only 10 instances of the sample player. With this setup, not only do I keep a deuce-free punim, but I can jump around between 80 patches, and I still have enough juice to load a large movie into the session AND lay a Space Designer convo verb on top of it all, and I get ZERO POPS/CLICKS. I've tried to do this loading 1 patch/audio inst track (a.k.a. 1 instance per patch) and it just DON"T WORK.
So it's here that the Logic problem is introduced. When you setup your multis in the environment, you have to cable a "multi instrument" (with 8 MIDI channels enabled) to a single "audio object" (which will host 1 instance of Kompakt with 8 patches loaded within it).
Here's the rub:
Logic hardwires all midi channels within that Multi instrument to Channel 1.
Don't ask me why, it's totally absurd and defeats the very purpose of utilizing multi instruments in the 1st place. In layman's terms, this means that if you try automating volume for track 3, you will be adjusting volume for tracks 1, 2, and 4-8 as well. There's no way to fix this, it's a fundamental flaw in logic's design.
The common workaround (which only works because EWQLSO was recorded, sampled, and panned so damn well) is to go back into the environment and cable a transformer between the "multi inst" and the "audio object" that converts CC7 (volume) to CC11 (expression). This way, you can effectivly automate volume for each of your tracks (80 in my case), but you still can't automate pan or plug ins on a per track basis (only for each group of 8).