Personnel: Vyasa Dodson (vocals, guitar); Mitch Kashmar (harmonica); Jeff Big Dad Turmes (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Alex Shakeri (piano, Hammond b-3 organ); Deano Mueller (bass instrument); Dave Melyan (drums).
Audio Mixers: Jeff Scott Fleenor; G. Preston Boebel.
Liner Note Author: Junior Watson.
Recording information: Clear Lake Audio, Burbank, CA (10/2008).
Portland's The Insomniacs came blazing out of the gate with a big, bold West Coast blues sound that was as much R&B as it was jump blues and swing. With 2009's AT LEAST I'M NOT WITH YOU, the combo follows their impressive premiere with an even more remarkable set was written and recorded in just two days. The band is tight and divides the program between obscure covers and their own high-octane originals that show them as an original force to be reckoned with.