this forum has a so called "zero reply list" which means, that threads without any follow ups will be pushed to the top after some hours automatically.
So do yourself a favour and don't answer your own thread in order to push it to the top.
Your question: the VLC-mediaplayer allows for a stream as inputfile. Afaik you can save this stream as a mediafile, e.g. mp3 or flv.
There are also plugins for the firefox-browser, look for example here: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefo...at=all&x=0&y=0