Preserving instrument parameters in a particular clip

So let's say I have a clip that hosts a bass synth pattern and it sounds really buzzy and fat and great. I create a new clip for a new section of the song and I want to have that part a little thinner sounding, so now I'm noodling around with the control knobs on Push. I get a sound I like, so that's cool. But when I switch back to the first clip, the knobs are all configured exactly like they were for the second clip, which I wanted to sound different! And I don't remember what the first clip's knob settings were before I started twiddling them for the second clip!

What's the best way to keep this from happening? A separate instance of the same instrument, with two different sets of settings? Pre-automating every individual parameter of the first track to its current settings, so that no matter what I do afterwards, it resets at the beginning? Do I have to save the settings as a preset and then reload the preset after I've tweaked the settings on a differnet clip on the same track? Is there any way to just freeze the settings of an individual effect or instrument within a particular clip, pre-emptively, so I don't need to go back to each clip and reload the preset?

As you can imagine, managing all this stuff can get in the way of the creative workflow, so I'm hoping somebody can think of a shortcut. Thank you!

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enderisnotmyrealname 11 months ago | 1 comment

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