For Latin music, 2022 was a banner year, with albums like ROSALÍA’s MOTOMAMI and Rauw Alejandro’s SATURNO inventively reshaping the landscape sonically and thematically. Both records explored nostalgia and futurism in their own respective and radical ways, so it’s not altogether surprising that the romantically linked pair found their way into the studio to create something together. Though more concise than their fans might crave, the three-song RR EP reflects the push-and-pull of two of today’s most compelling recording artists navigating a shared space. Saturated by mutual feelings of love and longing, the lyrics behind “BESO” make clear how challenging it must’ve been to bring them together for these recordings in the first place. A secretive escapade set to a reggaetón beat, “VAMPIROS” builds its atmospheric unease under their vocal interplay until an earth-shattering industrial crescendo on par with MOTOMAMI's Yeezus-level peaks arrives. (That’s no coincidence, given the presence of producer Noah Goldstein on each of those projects.) “PROMESA,” however, departs from the preceding two tracks musically, though a picturesque intimacy remains.