Recording a standard Shoutcast station is extremely simple with the MP3 VCR:
You are now recording! However, you may want to look at more options that are available.
Check out how to record Live365 stations. Same procedure, it's just a little bit different. :)
Advanced users will want to look at the entire advanced setup options including the various saving options for MP3 files. Or, look at the command line options and the MVR (MP3 VCR preset) file format.
There also are tutorials on using the MP3VCR with a schedule application, and playing a radio station when you boot your computer. This will help you maximize your MP3VCR experience!