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Custom Shop: Serek Basses
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Custom Shop: Serek Basses

In this edition of “Custom Shop,” we chat with Jake Serek of Serek Basses on his musical start, his ideas on bass design, the importance of trying to be a little better every day, and more.

Serek Updates the Midwestern Bass
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Serek Updates the Midwestern Bass

Serek Basses announced a new model at the Summer NAMM Show this year. The Midwestern 2 is a new version of the company’s flagship model with a few new refinements. It still retains many of the same features – a light-weight mahogany body, short scale, vintage profiled neck, and Hipshot hardware – but has a new body shape for playability....

Bass of the Week: Serek Basses Midwestern
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Serek Basses Midwestern

Jake Serek of Serek Basses has a unique way of blending old school and new school to create a fresh looking bass that remains rooted in the instrument’s history. This week we’re checking out the Midwestern, which blends aspects of Fender and Gibson basses. “The Midwestern is a short-scale powerhouse that is compact in size, but does not lack in...

Bass of the Week: Serek Basses Sacramento
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Serek Basses Sacramento

Jake Serek of Serek Basses has a style that is rooted in the tradition of bass guitar history while advancing in his own ideas. That makes sense when you realize that he worked for one of the larger bass companies around, plus his natural curiosity led him to reverse engineering classic designs. This week we’re checking out his Sacramento model....