Extra Curricular

Stuff that the Lamps get up to when not being the Lamps


Dean has been a successful graphic artist for the last 30 years.  His biog on comicbookdb.com reads….

Dean Ormston is a British born comic book artist. His most notable work has been for the British comic 2000 AD and for DC Comics’ Vertigo line of titles.

Ormston’s dark, thick paints were seen in action on the Judge Dredd strip on numerous occasions, most notably in the Judgement Day and Raptaur storylines. For the Judge Dredd Megazine Ormston also created, with Si Spencer, the comedy strip Harke & Burr. His work can also be seen in the Predator comics.

Ormston’s most well known work in America is most likely The Girl Who Would Be Death written by Caitlin R. Kiernan and published by Vertigo in 4 issues in 1998



He is the only Lamp with his own wikipedia entry



Liam has released 2 solo albums and a number of singles on the netlabel blocSonic


The first album Sixteen Words released in 2011 can be downloaded for free.

Sixteen Words : http://www.blocsonic.com/releases/show/sixteen-words

The second album released in 2012 is Losing the Tortoise Race and is available, again for free download.

Losing the Tortoise Race :  http://www.blocsonic.com/releases/show/losing-the-tortoise-race

Stewart & Scarfe

Liam and Lyndon produced a collaboration album this year called The Outer Circular, also available via blocSonic. It features a number of re-workings, re-arrangements and remixes of Liam’s original work for blocSonic plus one new track.

It can be downloaded via this page (again free) …



Various ambient/drone pieces and some remixes can be found on soundcloud http://www.soundcloud.com/lyndonscarfe

As of January 2014 Lyndon has also released an album on blocSonic. A soundtrack without a film ‘Music for a Lost Film’ can be downloaded via the following link…



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