I saw this at www.vcdhelp.com
the other day, and it's a great idea for those of us with HT setups that won't play MP3 but CAN play VCD... it just plays the compressed audio with a blank video channel. it seems so obvious, but i had never thought of doing it before.
you can get a template for TMPGEnc here:
the template is "Kevin's Audio VCD Template" and if you've played with VCDs before, this will probably make sense... and even if you haven't, you can probably spend 10-15 minutes on vcdhelp and figure out what to do. (the zip file of the template also has instructions)
i made a disc that works great on a pioneer dv-333, if your player supports XVCD or VCD and CDR... i'd bet it will work like a charm :>