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In coordination with David Wallimann who created Guitar Playback, I am happy to announce that we are starting a collaboration with The Guitar Channel by offering a free backing track pack to all the Backstage Pass subscribers. I had the pleasure to do an audio interview 2 years ago with David to talk about his book about mode. You can listen to the full interview here.

Content of the pack

  • 5 backing tracks in different styles
    • Beck is Back
    • Aelian Thoughts
    • Blues in G
    • Fusion Funky Vamp In G Dorian
    • Fields Of Joy
  • 5 PDF with details on what to play on each backing track
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Click here to download the 28MB Zip file

Thanks for checking out this sampler Guitar Playback backing track pack! These five jam tracks are meant to provide you with excellent quality musical beds to develop new musical ideas in various genres. Check out the included PDFs for scale diagrams and improvisation tips.

Use promo code BACKSTAGE to get a 30% discount on all the products purchased on Guitar Playback

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Ivano Icardi interview: all the passion of Italy on a Stratocaster

Here are the 12 backing tracks from Ivano Icardi's album "Walking with the Giants" : 75 Mb zip file

Please note that the file also includes an e-book with chord charts and transcriptions.

To allow you to study his music, Ivano has published on YouTube a series of cool videos where he shows at normal speed then at slow speed some key parts of his music.

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Ivano Icardi interview: all the passion of Italy on a Stratocaster

As a complement for Ivano Icardi interview in this episode, here is a bonus package with two full backing tracks with chord charts and transcriptions in PDF :

Funky Mama
The Snatch (in video below)

Link to the 79 Mb zip file

List of files in the 73 MB zip file:

1 - Funky Mama - Backing Track.wav
2 -The Snatch - Backing Track.wav
Funky Mama - Chord Chart.pdf
Funky Mama - Lick.pdf
Funky Mama - Main Riff.pdf
The Snatch - Chord Chart.pdf
The Snatch - Main Theme.pdf
The Snatch - Solo.pdf


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Backing Track – “Racing the World” Steve Vai

Here's the backing track for Racing the World coming from Steve himself.

You want to get the original backing track from Racing the World from Steve Vai for free, listen to his 2009 interview and benefit from the advantages described below? Get The Guitar Channel Backstage Pass!

Racing the World BT (1min extract) - Steve Vai

You want to get this backing track?
Get the Backstage Pass to download it and watch all the videos

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Backing Track – “Takeoff !” Poppy Street #Backstage

Here's a backing track related to the interview in French of Franck Grazziano in episode #210 where he talks about his great instrumental album with Poppy Street.

Link to the backing track for Takeoff !

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David Wallimann
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Backing Track – “Dorian Floyd” David Wallimann

Here's the bonus for episode #211 with David Wallimann interview : Dorian Floyd, a great free backing track to practice your Dorian mode and minor blues scale.

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Backing track – “Drive” Yossi Sassi

The Backstage bonus for the interview of Yossi Sassi is the original backing track for the song called Drive

Link to the backing track for Drive in MP3 format
Zip file with all the backing tracks from 2013

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Backing tracks archives

2014 backing tracks
+ Ivano Icardi "Walking with the Giants" full album (75 Mb)
2013 backing tracks (link to the 44,5 MB ZIP file)
+ Dance of the Aristocrats - The Aristocrats (interviews Guthrie Govan and Bryan Beller)
+ Gary's Gone - Fred Chapellier (interview in French in episode #203)
+ Takeoff !

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The Aristocrats - Culture Clash

In partnership with Jam Track Central, this is the original backing track of "Dance of the Aristocrats" from the album "Culture Clash" after the interview with Guthrie Govan in this episode and Bryan Beller in this one.

Link to the backing track of "Dance of the Aristocrats"
If you want to buy other backing track of Guthrie Jam Track Central, here is a code reduction of 10% for the exclusive use of subscribers Backstage: B7F24-99CB9-F01A5-78BBF-545E7



Here's an original backing track from Fred Chapellier, great French guitar bluesman, who composed the tune "Gary's Gone" to pay hommage to Gary Moore death in February 2011.

Link to the "Gary's Gone" backing track
Here's a Spotify player to listen to the original version :


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