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Myspace is getting a redesign that — dare we say it — is making facebook look like it was designed by a kid in a college dorm room.

As others have pointed out, it’s borrowing a lot from Pinterest and Windows 8, but mostly it just looks fresh, original and interesting, despite the gratuitous profile pics of Mr. Timberlake.

The design and function is attempting to appeal to the last known segment that still pines for the Myspace of old: the music industry. The company’s label deals are still in place, and it scored a coup yesterday when a judge ruled that Apple couldn’t trademark its music icon because it could confuse consumers with the one for Myspace.

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