Discover a collection of captivating compositions
that invite you to explore the depths of imagination and emotion

Experience the
Natalie Effect

Embrace the magic and art. let your soul be moved by the transformative power of sound.

The Natalie Effect, where melodies become memories, and the power of music knows no boundaries.

Unveiling the artistry of sound, The Natalie Effect invites you on a captivating journey through the musical universe of independent musician and composer Rory McMillan. Delve into a world where music intertwines with emotions, where sonic landscapes paint vivid pictures, and where every note carries a story waiting to be discovered.

The Natalie Effect embarks on a new chapter, maintaining his enthusiastic style. Synth and sound design remain core songwriting elements. Fuzzed-out guitar and bass add a touch of rock, pushing creative boundaries to birth a genre-bridging project unearthing a true artist’s evolution.

2024 Single

Eye of the Storm

In Spring of 2024, Rory collaborated with the talented composer/pianist/vocalist Melissa New.

For their first collaboration, they went into a neo-classical direction that combines electronic elements with orchestral sounds such as cello, violin, and piano and ethereal vocals by Melissa.

Melissa may appear as a featured guest from time to time on future The Natalie Effect material.


Melissa New

2024 Album

Adventures in 432 Hz

In mid-2023, Nolan began collaborating with Rory in studio sessions which would eventually become the EP Adventures in 432 Hz.

These songs are a blend of electronic, hip-hop, and jazz. We combine the organic sounds of jazzy electric guitars with synths, samples, and drums for a unique and experimental blend that could perhaps fall into subgenres such as trip-hop, jazztronica, or lo-fi chill hip-hop. 

Featured Tracks:

★ Adam’s Groove
★ Holiday Eve Movement

A Collaborative Journey

Recognizing the power of collaboration, The Natalie Effect opens doors to endless possibilities.

Building on the foundation of previous successes, Rory enlisted the talent of his electronic producer friend, Nolan Gray to become what The Natalie Effect is today. And soon to be featuring the talents of the esteemed Stereospread from Asheville, NC.

Collaborations like this amplify the diversity of each artists’ repertoire, presenting fresh perspectives and unlocking new avenues for our music to resonate with listeners. With the potential for film and advertisement syncs, the sonic explorations of The Natalie Effect transcend traditional boundaries.